Once you get to my age, you’ve probably had one or two loans to your name. Well, maybe more than just a few. There’s the student loans (hey there degree I never ended up using…), home loans, not to mention the long-debated ‘We really do need this new car’ loans or the emergency loans from...
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Hi, I am new to this forum. I'm looking for money management support to control my spending when I get an extra bit of money. I am a single mom of three kids and I want to teach them how to be responsible with money. Except that I'm very irresponsible and it stresses me out!
So I have come...
Seeing my first episode of Extreme couponing and I was hooked. I brought all the trappings. The binder, baseball sleeves to keep my coupons in. Tracking sales (or at least trying to). Joining blogs, reward cards and just about anything to stretch a dollar. I also have been tracking how much...
I must admit that I feel very foolish. I have not been living up to my full potential in the savings department. Before, when I would go shopping I would just buy everything, hand over my card, then the coupons. Not any more. Now I break up my purchases into different transactions to...
I have revised my current budget. Here are some of the tools I use to help the pocess.
1, I don't spend as much time with couponing. Ijust cut the ones i need. The rest I donate to my job, friends and the local Dollar General has a box you can put your unwanted coupons in. Plus I do not buy...
I have some money goals and need to keep motivated.
I need $800 for car repairs
I need to purchase and set up a wifi hotspot for daughters computer
To make this goal i need to earn/save about $30 every day in the month of August. I can do this easily BUT I must stay motivated and DO IT.
I am visiting my son who happens to live just 5 minutes away from a thrift shop. Score. The day we stopped in was father
's day and everything in the store was half price. I picked up two purses, 6 skirts, 4 belts and my son was able to pick up 4 shirts. I only spent $13.00. My son only...
Hamburger and hot dog buns
Condiments (ketchup, mustard, barbeque sauce, relish)
Iced tea mix and bags
Grill supplies (charcoal, lighter fluid)
Party supplies (disposable plates...