Getting Your Kids Involved In Planning The Annual Road Trip

For many years, we didn't go on very many vacations outside small day trips in our state, or an overnight in Boston or New York. ¬†We went to Florida a few times (where my husbands brother and one of his sisters lives), and Washington DC (land of the free activities!), but mostly we stayed around … Continue reading Getting Your Kids Involved In Planning The Annual Road Trip

My Deal Scoring Strategy – Five Tips to Get the Best Deals (No Extreme Couponing Required)

I love a good bargain - don't you? But as a busy, full-time breadwinning mom of three, I don't have time for things like extreme couponing and shopping at three different grocery stores to score the lowest prices. When I'm FI, I bet I'll be doing those things for fun! (Admittedly, I have an odd … Continue reading My Deal Scoring Strategy – Five Tips to Get the Best Deals (No Extreme Couponing Required)

Be My Frugal Valentine – 18 Ideas from the Personal Finance Community

You may know this already, but all the cool personal finance people hang out over at the Rockstar Finance Forums. If you're not over there yet, don't worry - you too can be cool by hopping over and joining in the discussion. I know Valentines is coming up shortly, so I asked the forum what … Continue reading Be My Frugal Valentine – 18 Ideas from the Personal Finance Community