There are dozens of reasons why we get into debt. For some, it’s unemployment or underemployment. For others it’s a divorce or a medical crisis. For many of us, our spending is the cause of the problem. Each trip to the store is dangerous. Each online shopping spree is a ticket to more debt. Our […]
Donna Freedman didn’t just write Your Playbook for Tough Times. She lived it. Freedman has learned how to survive and thrive during difficult financial times as a teenager, a 21-year-old single mom and as a divorced woman in her late 40s supporting a disabled adult child while earning her college degree. Her new book, Your […]
I have always been a bit of a planner. I like to know what’s happening and what to expect. I’m always the one in our family who plays the devil’s advocate, who considers the “what ifs” of all kinds of situations. A few years ago, all that “what if” thinking led me to create my […]
There’s a side of me that not many people see. It’s the side of me that has battles with depression and anxiety. I have had trouble with anxiety and depression off and on since my teens, but it wasn’t until I suffered severe postpartum depression following the birth of my kids, that I realized I […]
As a busy mom of three boys, I’m always on the lookout for dinner inspiration. I’m looking for affordable, delicious, wholesome meal ideas that don’t require any ingredients I can’t find in my rural community’s grocery stores.
I often talk about the way the little things we do every day add up to big savings. And there’s no better demonstration of that fact than in your kitchen.
When life gets hectic, the last thing you want to do is worry about what to make for dinner. The solution is not dialing for take-out or hitting the drive-thru. It’s taking just a little bit of time to prepare for those busy nights. The new cookbook Prep-Ahead Meals From Scratch by Alea Milham is […]