5 Surefire Ways to Get Your Budget Back on Track


I don't know about the rest of you, but I might have gone a just a little bit nuts with my spending over the holidays.  I'd like to blame the fact that Thanksgiving was late this year, which meant I was pressed for time and then overspent because I was in a hurry, but the [...]

How to Talk To Your Spouse About Money


Few subjects can start a fight faster than talking about money. It doesn’t seem to matter how carefully the topic is raised: The second the money card is played, everyone seems to be on edge. Accusations of carelessness and being too controlling creep into the argument, and, suddenly, what started out so innocently can explode [...]

5 Quick Tips for Getting your Post-Holiday Budget Back on Track


Welcome WINK viewers! Officially I am still on vacation this week but I wanted to make sure you'd be able to easily find the resources I talked about on air this morning.  For those of you who didn't catch the segment, here is a brief overview of my 5 quick tips for getting your post-holiday [...]

Giving & Getting: Teaching My Kids The True Spirit of Christmas


I don't know about you, but with Christmas less than a week away and a very generous Auntie en route to spend the holidays spoiling my kids (not to mention a Mommy who is a pro at finding great deals), I am starting to get nervous about all the STUFF that is about to enter [...]

Money Management for Kids: The Gift of Financial Stability {#kidworth}

I love my mom and dad but they weren't always the best at teaching us kids about financial responsibility.  Growing up, money was simply something we didn't talk about.  I don't blame them--I honestly believe they did what they felt was right--but I do think that lack of a basic understanding about money unfortunately started [...]

5 Tips for Talking to Your Spouse About Finances {Jesse @ YNAB}


I don't know how it is in your house, but in my house money can be a bit of a sore subject at times.  In fact, fighting with my husband over money is the main reason I started using coupons and started writing this blog.  And even though we (okay, me) have managed to get [...]

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