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My No Buy Month Goals

My No Buy Month Goals

I’m a sucker for a good initiative; especially one that promotes healthy fiscal habits. The No Buy Month is my next thing to do. Why no buy? This is not some anti-capitalistic, political statement. This is, however, an attempt to simplify, to reflect on essentials, and to press pause while determining the best approach to...

Confessions of a Grocery Store Snob

Confessions of a Grocery Store Snob

This post was a part of our 2012 New Year New You contest. The contest is over…but the content is still very relevant We are mid way through our New Year New You contest and a tip for Day #10 hits close to home. Day 10: Shop Discount Grocers I’m a Debt Free Diva, but...

A Raise in 21 Days

A Raise in 21 Days

We’re convinced it takes 21 days to build a habit. Effective money management is a learned skill. Have you missed any Tips of the Day in our new push to Give Yourself a Raise in 21 Days? No problem. A recap is the best way to catch up.

T’was The Night Before Christmas (Debt Free Divas Style)

T’was The Night Before Christmas (Debt Free Divas Style)

T’was the day before Christmas and all over the land, Folks were wrapping up shopping and finishing holiday plans. . The stockings were hung by the Christmas tree with care, In hopes that many presents soon would be there.   The children have submitted their requests for knick-knacks While you perform a budget balancing act.

Oh So Old-School Envelops

Oh So Old-School Envelops

If going retro involves reviving an outdated trend, style, or fashion and making it a functional norm…then it’s time to retroact the envelop system. Old school envelops never go out of cash-management style. To quote Big Momma and ‘nem, cash is king! We are definitely a people persuaded by plastic potential. Cards are convenient. I agree....