When the new book Life & Debt by Leslie Tayne landed on my desk, I was a little hesitant to review it. You see, the tagline of the book goes against my whole philosophy toward debt.
One of the unintended consequences of my frugal lifestyle is that I’ve become a bit more eco-friendly. I wouldn’t go so far as to say I’m a green, tree-hugging hippie, but I’ve made some progress… particularly when it comes to my consumption of stuff. I’m buying less, saving more, and making do with what I […]
Let’s be honest. Sometimes when we’re trying to save money, it can be such a chore! You’re constantly finding ways to scrimp and save pennies here and a couple of dollars there. And while those savings do add up, there’s definitely an argument to be made for spending less time finding bigger ways to save. […]
One of the first blogs I ever started reading was Mom Advice. I was drawn to it because she faithfully posted “Freebie Friday” – a collection of freebies you could request each week. But I stuck with it because, blog author Amy Clark shared post after post of money-saving ideas. I loved that she was […]
I first met Carrie Rocha from the blog Pocket Your Dollars at a blogging event in Minneapolis in 2009. We were both relatively new Minnesota bloggers, but I immediately recognized that she had an intense focus. I likened her a little to a tenacious terrier – scrappy and determined to make her way. After reading […]