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How to do a Spending Freeze!

Who’s loving January already? Whether you’re following along with my Focused in ’17 program or not, I hope this month has been full of setting goals and working on pain points in your life. This week I encouraged everyone to do a SPENDING FREEZE! (Does the phrase give you chills? Get it? See what I

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What is an HSA?…and why the heck should EVERYONE have one?? (+ $100 Target Giveaway!)

If you know me, you know I’m a fan of having multiple bank accounts. In fact, I recommend having AT LEAST seven accounts, though my family has over 20 at this point (true story). Are you hyperventilating yet? Don’t! I promise it’s not that weird! In fact, my “The 7 Bank Accounts Every Family Should Have” post(s)

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Oh hey, Babble!

Recently I got a call from a woman named Chaunie at Babble (a massive website owned by Disney), asking if I’d do an interview for an article she was writing. I like Babble because, since it’s a Disney site, it stays PG-rated and I trust that they won’t twist my words to make it some

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BBC’17 Virtual Tickets NOW AVAILABLE! | Budget Boot Camp Conference

  Ok Freebs! You’ve been banging on the FunCheapOrFree door for days, and we finally got virtual tickets figured out and they are now on sale online! See below for details. I don’t know about you, but I’m a visual learner. Not just visual – I want someone to SHOW me – in person –

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Budget Boot Camp Conference | BBC’17 | In-Person, Virtual, & Advanced Options!

I don’t know about you, but I’m a visual learner. Not just visual – I want someone to SHOW me – in person – how to do something…and I’ll remember it forever. You could hand me a cook book with the world’s simplest recipe, and I would still choose taking more time to learn from someone

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How Much to Spend on Christmas: Part 2 – The WHY

How have you liked our “How Much to Spend on Christmas” series so far? Friday we covered Part I of the 3-part series, where we talked about balancing want vs need, and giving our kids a fabulous Christmas without spoiling them rotten (see it HERE if you missed it). Today it’s time for Part II…the “WHY”

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How Much to Spend on Christmas: Part 1 – the WHAT?

This time of year I regularly get questions such as, “what should I spend on Christmas?” “How much should I budget for Christmas gifts?” and the kicker, “How much should I spend on my kids for Christmas?“. Truth: those are dang hard questions to answer. BUT…I take pride in being the resident “I’ll talk about things people really

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Budget Boot Camp Cyber Sale!

Now that the Black Friday and Cyber Monday madness has died down, I wanted to give my Freebs our very own “cyber sale”. For the next 48 hours only, my super fun online budgeting program, Budget Boot Camp, is only $111 (reg $149!). This is a price you haven’t seen all year, and for customer service

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Budget Boot Camp SALE and REBOOT! (Don’t miss this!!)

You’ve almost made it through Focus on Finances month! If you’ve been following along on the calendar of events, you know that this week is all about Budget Boot Camp! Over 400 people jumped on the BBC bandwagon in the first few months, and so far the feedback and results have been incredible. Like, insanely incredible. Mind

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How to Hold a Finance Date Night (or “Money Date”) …and Why You Should!)

How is Focus on Finances Month going so far for everyone? Hopefully you’ve been committed to the spending freeze this week and it’s been going well for you! I love a good spending freeze, it’s a great way to kickstart a new financial path. If you’ve been following along on the month calendar and see

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Focus on Finances Month – $1500 giveaway!

Hey Freebs! Since this is “Focus on Finances Month”, I thought I’d start us off with a BANG…one of the biggest giveaways we’ve ever done! Many of you have expressed interest in my Budget Boot Camp program, but have confided that it doesn’t fit in the budget. I not only understand, but I commend you

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Focus on Finances Month – a September to Remember!

Oh boy. Does anyone else’s budget need a clean sweep? Summer is over, our flowers are wilting, the school papers are piling up, and our wallets are in shock from all the fun we’ve had over the summer! #AmIright?? If you’re anything like me, you look at Fall as a time to reboot, recover from a

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