Budget Basics

June 3, 2011

ABC’s of Budgets

Tornadoes, floods, and violent storms are ravaging many parts of the country. I can’t even imagine the emotional strain created by rebuilding after one of these […]
April 26, 2011

‘Til Death Do Us Part

Student loans seemed like a good idea at the time. Many are steered toward student loans as a responsible way to finance a college education. I […]
April 11, 2011

Budget BFF (Part II)

Did you miss Budget BFF Part I? Remember, garbage in leads to garbage out. Get the skinny on preparing for a fabulous budget relationship. Create the […]
March 26, 2011

Budget BFF (Part I)

In 2011, forget about diamonds or dogs. A budget is your new best friend. Like any good friend, your budget BFF will listen to financial goals, […]
March 18, 2011

Oh So Old-School Envelops

If going retro involves reviving an outdated trend, style, or fashion and making it a functional norm…then it’s time to retroact the envelop system. Old school […]
February 17, 2011

All The Single Mommies!!!

Aja Williams did it! This single mom paid off $130,000 in debt and lived to tell about it. Anyone in debt, single parent or not, can […]
January 14, 2011

Bended Fender Brush with an Emergency Fund

This past Monday, I was returning from an early morning doctor appointment. No problems there. Less than a mile from home, I attempted to make a […]
January 10, 2011

Unleashing Your Inner DIVA

Hello World. It’s a New Year!! Time to unleash your INNER DEBT FREE DIVA (…or Dude)!! You know – the one you’ve been hiding from so […]
January 3, 2011

Let The Bankruptcies Begin

Prichard, Alabama, a town of 27,000 on the outskirts of Mobile, stopped paying pension benefits for retired city employees. Yes, you read correctly. 150 retired, seasoned […]
December 29, 2010

I’ll Have No More Debt, Thank You

I had a conversation with my brother about finances some time ago. We added my family’s combined income (large family). I was blown away to think […]