Tips & Tricks

February 5, 2015

Keeping Valentine’s Day Frugal and Fabulous

Short answer … of course you can. How you celebrate, if your status is single, is an interesting question. We tackled this and other topics with […]
February 3, 2015

5 Ways Couples Commit Financial Infidelity on BMWK

80% of marriages dissolve due to money fights and/or related troubles. Obtaining financial peace within your relationship should be a priority. Clear communication and integrity within […]
January 1, 2015

Enjoying Life While Dumping Debt

In 2005, I was introduced to Dave Ramsey through his book, “The Total Money Makeover” while visiting my mother in Detroit. She was attending a work […]
December 31, 2014

Running a Fabulous Finance Committee Meeting

I can’t believe we’ve never defined a Finance Committee Meeting!!! What is it? Only the quintessential step in organizing your debt free journey. Or, at least […]
December 27, 2014

Simplify Strategically and Stress Less this Season

Aaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! That’s the sound of my Christmas holiday. It was (and remains to be) very relaxing and a great opportunity to recharge. I’ve been intentional over […]
December 23, 2014

3 T’s for Alternative Gift Giving

As the hustle and bustle of gift giving winds down for 2014, I want to share an absolutely fabulous alternative to gift giving inspired by one […]
December 16, 2014
Dump Debt Faster

Make Hard Choices to Dump Debt Faster

We talk a lot about cutting back. It’s easy to talk about cutting frivolous spending or things of no real consequence. Well…sometimes it’s easy. You will […]
November 24, 2014

5 Ways to Jumpstart College Readiness

We’re all looking for ways to reduce college costs. This guest post by Aja McClanahan points out practical steps that should be considered. Learn more about […]
November 14, 2014
10 tips to fend off frugal fatigue

10 Tips to Fend Off Frugal Fatigue

Argh. Winter is coming. You might say it’s already here. Hello outerwear. Hello frigid temps. Hello cabin fever – for some of us. Prolonged behavior change […]
November 11, 2014
saving money on baby clothes

How to Score Designer Baby Clothes for $0

I have a standing approach for clothing my young children – I rarely buy clothes. There are too many options available for saving in this arena. […]