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Smart Money, Smart Lady

One of my favorite times of the month is when my husband and I sit down with hot tea and our bills. We lay everything out on the table, papers…

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Fighting Our Financial Demons

It’s a slow, creeping feeling — one that starts in the back of your mind and slowly moves to the front. It’s not noticeable right away. And usually, by the…

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Tips For Navigating Black Friday

Black Friday has become an annual tradition of sorts for many people, myself included. When I think of this day, not only do I recall buying and purchasing amazing deals…

The Blessings Of A Budget

The word “budget” conjures a myriad of thoughts of feelings. For me, the idea of financial limitation is often a source of great frustration and feelings of inadequacy. I admit…

Waste Not Want Not

Darling believes in value, in appreciating and utilizing the small and big things that are given to us within our lives. We are to be faithful in the small things…

Living on Peanuts

When my husband and I realized we were up to $10,000 in debt on our credit cards, we freaked. Why we hadn’t been upset at three or five thousand, I…

Meet the Achiever

She walks with a slight hop in her step, shoulder blades back, concentrated. A nutrition bar in her purse in the case of no lunch break, she truly, “has it…