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Americans Blowing Budgets on Food

Americans Blowing Budgets on Food

A MarketWatch article cites a recent Principal Financial group survey of 1200 respondents and their food related budget woes. I don’t remember from Statistics why 1200 people makes a national trend, but the results are interesting anyway. A huge group found eating related activities wreaked the most havoc on 2014 budgets. 40% to be exact....

Healthy Meals in a Hurry

Healthy Meals in a Hurry

TwoHealthyKitchens.com was created by mom friends, Shelley and Gretchen (no last names required – like Madonna).  These self-proclaimed foodies and nutrition specialists love a delicious, nutritious meal, but they know how to get it done in a hurry. That’s why we sought their expertise for help during our 30-day Meals @ Home Challenge.  The challenge...

5 Budget Areas to Review Before Saying I Do

5 Budget Areas to Review Before Saying I Do

I recently installed a related posts plugin. It creates a list of links to articles with similar topics. The nostalgia has me reading old posts and strolling down memory lane. In four years of blogging and working to encourage #teamdebtfree members to maintain family budgets, save money, and strive for debt free living; we’ve amassed...

Free Budgeting in Cyberspace

Free Budgeting in Cyberspace

Are you looking for useful tools to help create a budget and manage your spending? Never fear, the Internet is here. We’ve looked at a number of useful options and boiled it down to three. Our criteria was simple: FREE and EASY. Depending on your needs, there’s a tool for you. Keep reading to the...

How Not to Fight Over Money

How Not to Fight Over Money

This morning I had a sharp (read: nasty) reaction about a financial matter shortly before WonderMan left for work. Even with 11 years of progress learning to work as a team in financial matters under our belt, we are still susceptible to intense emotions when ugly surprises arise. The reaction took me back to our...