Tips & Tricks

September 20, 2012

Free Up Your Free Time

Let the dirty laundry flow. For authenticity’s sake, I’m letting it all hang out. I waste a ridiculous amount of time! Television, Youtube, you name it. […]
September 4, 2012

Fighting Back to Normal

I am drowning in a sea of small projects and real life responsibilities. Not complaining, just commenting on my new life with a little one. To […]
August 1, 2012

Go For The Gold

Every four years, I fall in love with the summer Olympics for 2 weeks in late summer. The London games are bringing the excitement, skill, and […]
August 1, 2012

Should Adult Children Pay Rent?

This question sparked some passionate feedback on our Facebook page. I definitely understand that this can be a touchy subject. Where do the Debt Free Divas […]
May 14, 2012

Rent or Buy

With the arrival of a new bundle of joy, our cozy little condo in the swanky South Loop will become a tight fit in short order. […]
May 1, 2012

Consolidation Con Job

Consolidating multiple loan balances to achieve a smaller monthly payment or even lower interest rate makes sense on paper. However, we rarely live our lives according […]
April 17, 2012

Tax Refund Ideas

Are you expecting a tax refund like 46% of people in this country? Although I think tax refunds are a colossal waste of money (you basically […]
March 14, 2012
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7 Lessons from Carter’s 1st Week

I may have mentioned that I’ve been otherwise distracted for the past few weeks welcoming my new son, Carter, to the outside. This has been an […]
January 31, 2012
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Hard Heads Make a Soft Bank Account

You don’t believe that fat meat is greasy. A hard head makes a soft behind. A stitch in time saves nine. While not much of a […]
January 25, 2012

When I Can’t Pay

Let’s just say you are on board with the idea of a debt free lifestyle. You’ve drunk the Kool-Aid and bought the t-shirt (paid for in […]