Raising your own food is often considered a good way to cut down on costs, but is that always the case? I know my parents have sometimes remarked that it cost more in water to grow themselves a tomato than it would cost to simply buy one from the store. Often people start to raise […]
After haphazardly collecting and selling eggs, I decided to make a change! See how we’re keeping track of our expenses and egg sales. It’s time to hold the ladies accountable!
In this article we share tips and insights on: cost per day budgeting, Analyzing & categorizing your expenses and using your data to make confident purchasing decisions.
Part of living frugally and having financial peace is being prepared. Having a 3-6 month emergency fund is one of those fundamentals of financial preparedness. Here’s why you should do it and a little bit of how.
Every ounce of critical financial planning can go to waste if you don’t have an emergency fund to back it up. Emergency funds are a lifesaver when unforeseen expenses crop up. There are emergencies that need immediate attention such as a daily-use home appliance breaking down or car repairs demanding early intervention. Because these emergencies […]
When we realized how much of our lives is controlled by money, and how easily it would be to just give up and walk away from each other, our marriage, our kids, and our lives over it, it was a real eye opener. Scary eye opener. We knew that in order for our marriage to […]