Don’t miss anything!

Focused in ’17: The Best Year EVER…FREE printable program for Freebs!

I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to kick 2017’s trash, especially after my major declaration from the other day. Don’t get me wrong, 2016 was a good year. It was a great year for us, actually. But this year? Watch out, world! As mentioned in my last post, I’ve decided to go back

Read More

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.

Read More

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

Read More

How to Sell Brass for Cash! (Trash to treasure, baby!)

Happy Labor Day, Freebs! Our Spending Freeze Challenge officially began yesterday. Are you playing along? In keeping with our challenge theme of saving and getting creative, I wanted to let you in on a secret we recently discovered. Did you know you can sell brass for CASH?! TRUE! Nuts, bolts, screws, bullet shells, even zippers can

Read More

Grocery shopping Q&A! How to freeze fruit, use leftovers, food tips GALORE! [Ask Me Monday]

Aaaah, that beloved grocery bill. Kicks you in the pants a bit, doesn’t it? Putting it lightly…how much you spend on groceries can make or break you. If you go to the store several times per week, wander the aisles, tossing whatever sounds good in your cart…I hate to break it to you, but you’re

Read More

Debt Free: Leslie pays off $29,474 in 14 mo, on $55K income! [Freebs Success Story]

Here’s her story: I have the most incredible debt free Freebs Success Story for you today! Just in time for the Holidays, to remind us that you can do amazing things. Leslie emailed me, explaining that she and her husband paid off $29,474.18 in 14 months $55,000/year income! Can you believe it?!? I can. I

Read More

Focus on Finances November Challenge – Join Jess and Jordan!

FREEBS! I have the most EXCITING project for all of us! We are going to hunker down and focus on our finances in November, to make way for the BEST year of Holidays we’ve ever had. In just a few short weeks of working hard we will have Christmas completely paid for, have a stress-free

Read More

Paid Too Much? Get Money Back…by Doing NOTHING! [Paribus]

Don’t you hate it when you buy something, then a short time later see that it’s dropped in price? It’s the worst. While many stores will refund the difference if the receipt brought in within 7 days or so, this is much tricker (or nonexistent) when buying online. I found a company that fixes all

Read More

How to Get Your Spouse to Stop Spending Money! (7 Tips You Can Thank Me For Later)

Tuesday we went over How To Talk About Money and Not Kill Each Other. Sorry Part 2 is late in the day, it’s been NUTSO over here (if you saw my crazy announcement on IG). Plus, in true Jordan fashion, what was meant to be a “quick post” ended up being a megapost of information. Oh

Read More

How to Talk About Money Without Killing Each Other – 6 Tips That Actually Work

Happy Tuesday, Freebs! I wanted to do a Q&A post today. As I was scrolling through your incredible questions, I have definitely noticed a recurring theme lately. Not sure if it’s something in the water, or if it’s just the fact that awareness is catching and you amazing women (mostly women, anyway) are taking initiative

Read More

How we got out of $19,000 credit card debt in 16 months! [Reader Success Story – Jenny]

FREEBS. Today I have a Reader Success Story that will knock your SOCKS off! Today Jenny Park is going to share the story of how she attended my Frugality Boot Camp conference, then got inspired to pay off debt…and she did! Her family got out of – are you sitting down? – $19K in credit

Read More

Why a monthly budget is SO YESTERDAY (and what you should do instead)

Budget. The dreaded B-WORD. Can you feel the cold sweat brewing?  When Bubba and I went through our F.D (financial disaster) we were forced to start from scratch. He took over the role of managing our money and staying on top of the bills, I took over the role of finding everyday systems that WORK (see

Read More