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

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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

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Get a Handle On Your Finances! [Power of Moms Radio]

Last October (2014) I was asked to be interviewed on my favorite podcast, Power of Moms Radio, talking about simple ways to get a handle on your finances. I recently got an email saying my podcast was one of the top podcasts of the year! woo hoo! I don’t think I ever shared it with you

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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

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Reader Success Story: Getting out of $23,000 in debt through 3 layoffs!

  Happy Monday! As I mentioned the other day, I’m frolicking in Ireland as we speak. To help you not miss me as much while I’m gone, I’ve got some great posts lined up for you this week. Remember how I asked y’all to share your inspirational story with us? BOY did they have me

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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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Want me to help you with your finances? For FREE?? [UTAH!]

FREEBS! I need your help, by needing MY help! I’m knee-deep in a reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeally incredible project I’m so excited about, it’s keeping me up at night and making me break out…while simultaneously making me die inside because I can’t tell you all about it yet (how’s that for an obnoxious teaser?). All I can say is…trust me. If this

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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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The Simplest Budgeting Technique Ever…CONDENSED!

Today I’m being featured on CouponsDaily.com, where I share an UPDATED and CONDENSED version of the simplest budgeting technique EVER! [See the old, full-detail version (including a video) HERE]. In case you’re interested, here’s an excerpt of my post: As a frugal living expert and financial disaster survivor, I’ve learned the secret to budgeting that

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