3 Tips to Survive and Succeed in a No Spend Challenge

No-spend challenges are more popular than ever. If you've ever thought about doing a no-spend challenge now is a great time to get started! Save up some money for Christmas if you haven't already, put the money saved toward your debt, or add it to the emergency fund. And for #blogtober day 2 here are … Continue reading 3 Tips to Survive and Succeed in a No Spend Challenge

Greeting Cards at Dollar Tree! One Year of Heartline & Expressions

Did you know you can buy Hallmark greeting cards at Dollar Tree?! September 22nd actually marks one year of Heartline a Hallmark Company and Expressions by Hallmark being available in all 6,800 Dollar Tree stores nationwide! That's a lot of savings to celebrate! **I was compensated for this post. This post also contains affiliate links … Continue reading Greeting Cards at Dollar Tree! One Year of Heartline & Expressions

I Don’t Like Cash Envelopes: Why My Family Doesn’t use Them

Why My Family Doesn't Use Cash Envelopes for Most Spending While most people who are getting out of debt and adjusting to a budget opt to use cash envelopes my family did not. In fact, I do not like cash envelopes for everyday spending. I think they are great if you have impulse shopping issues … Continue reading I Don’t Like Cash Envelopes: Why My Family Doesn’t use Them

Ways to Pay off Debt: The Debt Snowball vs The Debt Avalanche

Two of the most common ways to pay off debt are the debt snowball and the debt avalanche. Chances are you've probably heard of at least one of them, if not both. I'm going to outline the basic concepts as well as the pros and cons of using both to pay off debt. *This page … Continue reading Ways to Pay off Debt: The Debt Snowball vs The Debt Avalanche

Frugal in the Fall: 3 Items to Include in the Budget

So you've started budgeting. That's great! Here are a few activities and expenses that might come up this season to make sure you have fun while still being frugal in the fall. *This page contains affiliate links. At no cost to you I earn a commission if you make a purchase after clicking my links.* … Continue reading Frugal in the Fall: 3 Items to Include in the Budget

3 Month-end Actions for Continued Budgeting Success

Month-end Actions for Budgeting Success Since you've already asked yourself three questions concerning your goals for the month (if not, go back and read Get Those Goals! 3 Qs to Ask Yourself Every Month first) and set up your monthly budget. Now that the month is about over it is time to evaluate how you … Continue reading 3 Month-end Actions for Continued Budgeting Success