How To Get Started With Coupons
- Created on 06 October 2014
If you're reading this blog, either you are debt free or you want to be debt free. We get into debt when we spend more than we earn. You can prevent this deficit in one of two ways - create more income or reduce your expenses. Buying household items like food, health & beauty supplies, and toiletries can easily be a large discretionary line item in your monthly budget.
Using coupons is a great way to reduce your spending on groceries and other household items. Overwhelmed at the idea? Read on for an introduction on how to get started with coupons.
This post is by Raki Wright from Outside the Box Mom.
5 Surefire Ways to Finish Strong
- Created on 03 October 2014
Can you believe ¾ of 2014 is already behind us? Where has the time gone? Thinking back, my year involved a number of major life changing events. We welcomed a new addition to the clan. More people required more space and a short sale warmed its way into our hearts. We journeyed to Hawaii and seriously considered relocating (well maybe not we). Not all events were joy-filled. The family business of 10 years – our Laundromat – came to an abrupt end which promises to present beneficial lessons one would rather avoid. More on that soon.
Pay Cash for Christmas 2014
- Created on 01 October 2014
We’re bringing back the Pay Cash for Christmas challenge with a twist! This time, the Debt Free Divas have partnered with Just Another Mom to increase the prize and spark your competitive spirit. Fall is here and we have exactly 12 weeks until Christmas. Yes, I’m talking about Christmas. Have you seen the crazy commercials already trying to pry money from your pockets? We need to be proactive.
We’re on the cusp of one of the busiest shopping seasons of the year. The National Retail Federation reports that Americans spent an average of $730 on holiday spending in 2013. How much of your total landed on credit cards subject to interest? This year, let’s try Christmas with no strings attached. Will you pledge to take no new debt into 2015? To that end, we’re giving one lucky winner $250 towards the holiday spending.