Christina Brown

5 Scary Money Mistakes to Avoid

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5 Scary Money Mistakes to Avoid

I’ve made my mistakes with money.  And I’ve watched as others have made the same scary money mistakes (or even bigger ones).  It is heartbreaking, and I wish more people would avoid making them.

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Frugal Ponderings: Less Is More In Rural Areas

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Less is More in Rural Areas

So last week, my husband and I left our little house in the big woods and headed to the big city.  We both had business-related things to do, but we also wanted to squeeze in some fun, too. We enjoyed our time in the big city, but as always, I was reminded that less is […]

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Save Money With a Flexible Spending Account

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Save Money With a Flexible Spending Account

Some of you will be getting information from your employer about open enrollment options for your health care in the upcoming weeks. Don’t just brush this paperwork aside or breeze through it!  There is important information in those documents that can save you money.  This is the time of year where you will determine if […]

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Simple Halloween Games You Can Make

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Simple Halloween Games You Can Make

This year I became a reluctant Cub Scout leader.  I say reluctant because I don’t really consider myself a very creative person. Sure, I can come up with a way to fix something that’s broken or re-purpose something to save a buck.  But when it comes to craft projects, I turn to talented people like […]

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How to Save Money When You Think You Can’t

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How to Save Money When You Think You Can't

Are you living paycheck to paycheck?  Exhausted by making ends meet and frustrated that there’s no money left for anything, let alone savings? You’re not alone. 

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Free Printable Coloring Pages for Big Kids and Grown-Ups

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Free Coloring Pages for Big Kids and Grown-Ups

We spend so much time rushing from activity to activity.  We spend so much time with our heads bent down looking at a screen.  Sometimes I feel like I need to add a little color to my world. So I’ll pick up the colored pencils or crayons and color.  Yes, color.  Just like the kids […]

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How to Get Free Homework Help for Kids

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How to Get Free Homework Help for Kids

When you find out your child is struggling at school, your first reaction is to help them yourself.  But sometimes, parent and child clash and that homework help becomes a battle of wills. So where do you turn to for help?  And how do you find free homework help?  Here are a few ideas:

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