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BBC’17 In-Person Ticket GIVEAWAY!

  I am super busy getting ready for BBC Conf ’17 that I’m throwing this weekend, thanks to Mountain America Credit Union and their AMAZING facility and staff. This is my 6th conference (can you believe it??) and I’m pretty sure they get better every time. I’m not only excited to see everyone who bought an in-person

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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 3 – the HOW

You guys still hanging in there? Part 3 of my How Much to Spend on Christmas post series is finally here! Let’s recap: Part I covered the “WHAT” behind buying your kids presents for Christmas – how to avoid going into the “unnecessary” zone and overpaying when you just don’t need to. Part II covered

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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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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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Love your leftovers!

How has your “No Eating Out Challenge” been going? If you’ve been following our Focus on Finances month, you’ve probably been cooking at home this week; and if your fridge looks anything like mine, I bet its packed with LEFTOVERS! (PSST – if you need some inspiration for cooking at home, I did a HUGE post

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No Eating Out Challenge! (Focus on Finances Month)

Before I recap how my “Say No To 3” week has been going, I want to introduce you all to next week’s  Focus on Finances challenge. This week we are saying NO to eating out…of any kind. Coffee, drive-throughs, gas station drinks, lunch money for your kids, ordering a pizza, even bottled water…you name it.

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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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