Take Back Your Finances #8: Find This Months 2% Cut

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We are now up to week #8 on our Take Back Your Finances 52-Week Challenge! It's an exciting week because it is another week where we will be taking a giant baby step that will turn into long term positive financial impact!  Well, you are probably … [Read more...]

How to Save BIG Money on Your Landline Phone and Get Even Better Features

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It's time to talk about our next area of saving big money - the telephone! We've shared tips on cell phones and cell phone plans, but many (like us) still use a landline for many reasons. When we came to this area of our budget to find out how we … [Read more...]

How To Get Free Federal Tax Preparation and Filing for 2015

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Now that it is barely February, 2015 many of you may be preparing your taxes now that you received all of your final tax information in the mail this past week.  Preparing and filing taxes seems like a daunting, time consuming, frustrating event - … [Read more...]

Take Back Your Finances Challenge #3: Set Your Budget (Unique Approach for Success and Free Download)

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Friends...are you ready?  Are you ready to set your budget? We know, these words can sounds horribly daunting and perhaps brings back many bad memories for some of you! At least that's how we used to feel about setting a budget in our unthrifty … [Read more...]

Take Back Your Finances Challenge #2: How to Set Financial Goals (Free Download to Complete)

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Are you ready for this week's task? Well, remember when we mentioned that as part of this 52-Week Take Back Your Finances Challenge, the first couple of weeks would be used to lay a foundation as you prepare to dominate your finances and become the … [Read more...]

52-Week Take Back Your Finances Challenge: Weekly, Baby-Step Challenges to Help You Meet Your Financial Goals

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Do you have financial goals - whether to get out of debt, save up for the next big purchase, or even work towards longer term goals such as college or even paying off your mortgage?  We assume if you're reading this you do. This year we are … [Read more...]

How to Have a Nice Christmas When You are Broke

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Often times, we think that there is nothing worse than being broke during Christmas. It completely stinks. It stinks even more when you have children. We have had those Christmases ourselves in our past when we were in our own financial troubles … [Read more...]