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It’s almost here! I can’t believe tomorrow is American Thanksgiving. It’s the day we all get stuffed with turkey, and apparently duck out early to go Black Friday shopping. (Hopefully not, though). Tomorrow we’ll be headed to the Manchester Road Race to take a brisk (and I mean brisk-have you seen the forecast here?) walk […]
It’s been the second week in my low/no spend November challenge! For all the other awesome folks joining in, check out my Week One list. And for more information on the challenge, stop by this post. Today I’m recapping how Week 2 went, sharing some frugal/free family fun ideas, and of course my favorite recipes […]
Long time readers know I’m a big fan of sharing stories of overcoming adversity. Today I’m honored to bring you the story of Shanté Nicole from Financial Common Cents. She’s an autism mom, cancer survivor, and owner of two non-profit organizations. You’ll love reading her story – and she has some amazing, insightful advice for you. […]
Welcome to Money In Your 30’s, the occasional series where we on Chief Mom Officer chat with folks in their 30’s about their money situation. Taking a peek inside the personal finances of others is a fun way to learn about how different people handle money. Participants in this series also get a chance to ask questions of CMO readers, and Captain DIY has a few for you today.
He’s a family man who’s held down a variety of different jobs – some of which I didn’t know existed (chicken wing delivery driver?) – and is working towards financial freedom in the next ten years. Like most, he’s not interested in “retiring” in the sense of never working again. Instead, he wants to shift from a physically taxing job into different lines of work, and free up his wife to take on more of the work she loves.
When I was a young, new mom, one thing I always struggled with was how to teach my kids lessons on money, charitable causes, and their own health. As you’re looking at a baby, toddler, or even young child, you struggle with money lessons like “don’t eat the money”. Or perhaps “why we don’t eat […]