Inspiration

Kirsten from Indebted and In Debt has an interview series titled 'Interview With A Mom' where she interviews stay-at-home moms to figure out how they make it work financially. She is on her own pursuit to stay home and is learning from others who have gone before her. This series is a great one to [...]

Thinking about New Year's Resolutions had me stressed and feeling like a failure. Could it be because I knew there was a big one that we didn't even touch from last year. Ho hum, resolutions, schmezolutions. Forget about it. I want time to dream. I want to think about possibilities and not be confined to [...]

According to a March 2013 poll by CreditCards.com, talking about credit makes us squirm more than the topics of religion, politics, salary, and our love lives. Really?! It's a little easier for those whom have grown up on social media to discuss credit card debt. The 18 - 24 crowd is accustomed to sharing many [...]

Balancing the checkbook, I looked ahead at the new month with great anticipation. Low and behold, I realized this month wouldn't be much better than the last. Hope began to shrivel inside me and discouragement quickly took it's place. I stared debt down wishing it would just disappear. We live modestly, we don't eat out, vacations [...]

It was a school night and we were just getting ready to crawl in bed when the phone call came. 'Jenny and her young daughter, Grace, don't have a place to stay tonight. The hotel won't take credit over the phone ... can you go to the hotel in the next town over and pay [...]