Tips & Tricks

May 6, 2013

Loosing Weight vs. Debt

The comparison between losing weight and dumping debt has intrigued the Divas for some time. As we continue to help people work towards debt freedom and […]
April 4, 2013

Shop Your Closet Challenge

I am loving the monthly challenges. Hopefully they are helping you focus and build useful skills needed to slay your debt dragon. Last month, we worked […]
March 22, 2013

Enslaved by Lifestyle Inflation

Inflation is defined as: A general increase in prices and fall in the purchasing value of money. Basically, it takes more money to purchase the same […]
March 4, 2013

Budget Challenge – Week 1

What do cookies and budgeting have in common? Jeff Ehrlich of The Debt Free Squad breaks down the basics of budgeting using everyone’s favorite sweet treats! […]
March 2, 2013

No Buy Challenge Thoughts

February is the shortest month. It’s also the month we chose to exercise the No Buy Month Challenge. A spending fast if you will. The idea […]
February 28, 2013

30 Day Budget Challenge

We’ve said it before. We’ll surely say it again. Operating, consistently, on a budget is the best way to find a raise without an extra job. […]
February 27, 2013

Declare Economic Emancipation

2013 marks the 150th year since President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. Interestingly enough, the document did not outlaw slavery. We have the thirteenth amendment to […]
February 19, 2013

Old School Remedies to the Rescue

After two weeks of what started as scratch-like marks that morphed into burn-like scars; we took WonderBoy in for a pediatric evaluation. Turns out he has […]
November 12, 2012

Groupon gotchas

Admittedly, I am a late adopter. The latest fads have to become old-fashion, typically, before my interest peaks. My grandmother was on Facebook first. I didn’t […]
October 22, 2012

Total Woman Takeaways

The Debt Free Divas had an amazing weekend. Rockford, IL (2 hours north of Chicago) played host to the Total Woman Expo. This scholarship fundraiser and […]