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Newest member of The Stir family!

I’m headed to the airport for a wild and exciting Europe vacation (more on that soon!) but had to pop in to share some exciting news…I’m the new Living Frugal columnist for TheStir.com! I’m so honored and flattered that they asked me to be on their team. Their site is pretty addicting, not going to

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MECCA Virtual Tickets Now Available!

The moment you have been waiting for has finally arrived…drumroll please… MECCA Virtual tickets are now available! *the crowd goes wild* MECCA was the most amazing money-saving conference in the history of the planet (if I do say so myself). Melea and I pulled out all the stops. We hand-picked an incredible lineup of speakers that

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Finance Date Night recap + reserve tickets for the next one!

Ok guys, I have to be honest with you. I was a little nervous about our first Finance Date Night. It was not only a spur-the-moment, throw-it-together-in-3-days kind of a thing, but it’s something so different than Bubba or I have ever done before. (*ENTER uncertainty and nerves.) But Bubba and I really wanted to gather an

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How to Afford Paying off Credit Card Debt – Q&A Monday

Howdy! Sorry I’m late getting this Q&A Monday post out, but I’m sinking into the “I’m being so lazy and it feels so good” trap at this little vacation at my mom’s house in Oregon.  Needless to say, I’m slow out of the gate. Oops. But I couldn’t let the day go by without posting

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Voted as top 6 at The Mom Conference!

Remember how I told you about the amazing FREE conference for moms online? Well, today is the last day of the conference. It’s reserved for the top 6 speakers (out of 36), voted on by Mom Conference attendees. Guess what?? I was voted as one of the top 6!! (*mouth gaping open.) I have to

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Live Q&A #5 recap: Pay off debt, or build up savings? How can we "afford" another child? How do we get cheap airfare? And MORE answered!

Thanks for those who tuned in live to our Q&A #5! For the rest of you, have no fear, you can watch it again…and again…and again…and again… Aren’t you lucky? See the questions broken down below so you can skip around if you’d like. I mean really, who wants to hear me ramble for an

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