Tuesday Top 5 Roundup: Government Lies, Creative Accounting, & Who You Know

Photo Credit: Fovea Centralis Live and Learn: 5 Tips to Make Your Kids Financially Smarter – Currency (written by Len Penzo)  This is my VERY FAVORITE article! Great one Len! Married Money Management Step 4: Pay Off Your Debt (Damn It!) – Engaged Marriage Dustin and I go way back, and one of the reasons why is because this dude has some passion. You can guarantee that if you are reading a post he has written you are definitely getting fired up about it. Marriage is his forte, but as you will see, personal finance is no stranger to him. […] Read more »

Top 5 Posts: Children, Frugality, and Self Reliance

Photo Credit: Memory_Freak Children, Frugality, Self Reliance, Snowballs, and A Better You There were a lot of fantastic articles as usual, but these were the ones that I liked the BEST! Enjoy! Teach Your Children Well-Part I – Thomas J. Stanley Relocating To Save Money On Housing – Frugal Dad Radical Self Reliance in the New Economy – Out Of Your Rut How a Debt Snowball Works (Short Video) – Deliver Away Debt Is Your Life Too Small for You? – My Super-Charged Life Carnival I participated in last week: Best of Money Carnival #67 – Hosted by Matt About […] Read more »

This Weeks Roundup: Tip’d Rockstars, Mentions, and My Health

Great Articles From Good Friends How I Saved $10,000 in Six Months – Evolution You 20 Signs You Need a Financial Makeover – Budgets Are Sexy Life After Bankruptcy: 3 Things That Could Change After You File – Stumble Forward Too Much Debt? 5 Steps To Pay Off Your Debt – Free From Broke Don’t Let Yourself Drown in a Sea of Financial Stress – Financially Poor 10 Guiding Principles For The “New Retirement” – Redeeming Riches Avoid the Blame Game—Take Responsibility for Your Financial Affairs – Free Money Finance Student Loans: Necessary for a College Degree? – Couple Money […] Read more »

Weekly Roundup – “Fall Hiking” Edition

Have I told you how much I love hiking? Have I told you how much I love hiking in the Fall? It’s the most beautiful time to hike because of all the pretty colors.  I go hiking very often and being that I live near so many hiking trails and mountains, I have plenty to choose from.  Gone hiking lately? Articles I Enjoyed This Week Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps: A Real Path to Family Financial Freedom – Written by Dustin at Engaged Marriage. Friday Financial Foul Ups: Being Too Eager to “Move Out and Move Up” Kept Me In Debt […] Read more »

Weekend Round-Up: “Brain Candy For Your Life” Halloween Edition

Posts I Enjoyed This Week Fight Fair! 6 Simple Conflict Resolution Skills for Your Marriage was  written by Dustin from Engaged Marriage.  You might be thinking—what does this have to do with money?  Try becoming debt free with a spouse that you can’t communicate with.  Teamwork is important and good communication leads the team. The Entrepreneur’s Seven Priorities for a Successful First Year posted by Jeff from My Super Charged Life.  I have highlighted some of Jeff’s articles before.  His site is filled with helpful information to help you grow.  I liked this article because it is said that the […] Read more »

Roundup: You And Your Money Plus A Carnival Edition

The Power Of You I am constantly trying to learn how to better myself.  I make mistakes all the time, but it’s what I learn from those mistakes and how I address them that matter the most.  As I always say, YOU are the key to making things happen. If you wait for someone else, then you will live life waiting.  Live life growing instead.  How can you be better? The Death Of Becoming Something by Illuminated Mind The Magic Of Doing Things Slowly by The Happy Self Winning Teams – How To Stop Being A Loser by My Super-Charged […] Read more »

Oh No It’s Monday: Carnival Edition

Good morning everyone! It’s Monday and I hope everyone had a fantastic weekend!  Some of you who follow me closely know I am ending the summer semester in my public speaking class today.  In fact, I have to squeeze together a persuasive speech to give to my class tonight.  Usually I am in the final stages of writing my speech, but this one is different.  I was hit with a curve ball when I got extremely sick over the weekend.  I work weekends, and didn’t want to call out of work, so the time I spent at home was where […] Read more »

Week In Review: Best Of My RSS Feed Edition

These articles are some of my favorites from blogs I follow via RSS Feed.  I really could have added another five articles but didn’t want to cause a brain overload.  After all it is Friday!  Enjoy, and have a wonderful weekend! Oh yeah, you’ll notice I finally was able to “left-align” my sidebars and comments section.  You’ll also notice that it caused my navigation bar to left align.  Ugh! Web Design will likely be my next class in the cross hairs. Money Help For Christians presents Debt: Upside Down And Backwards. You can find a guest post over at Debt […] Read more »

Week In Review: Frugality Edition

My Top Two Frugality Posts Of The Week I like Living Off The Grid from Frugal Dad.  Here he talks about how the accumulation of stuff has caused us to become slaves to our own lifestyle. Shawanda Greene from You Have More Than You Think wrote The Case For Frugality and I must say, she did an excellent job of making the case.  The title alone grabbed my attention because it reminded me of one of my favorite authors.  She makes the point that if you live a frugal life, you will have more time and money to spend doing […] Read more »

Debt Free Addicts Anonymous #2: Budgeting Tips Edition

  Here Are 5 Links To Help You Have A Less Stressful Budget Experience Found on the Carnival of Personal Finance: Vacation Time Edition – hosted by Funny About Money Don’t Bust Your Budget: Remember Key Budget Items – written by Aryn over at Sound Money Matters.  This is one of the biggest issues I have found that people struggle with when budgeting.  It’s the very reason I made a place on my FREE budget for this kind of thing.  Next month we have to renew our insurance, which ends up being about $300.  Forgetting that is devastating to a […] Read more »

Debt Free Addicts Anonymous #1: Super Savings Edition

6 Saving Money Articles To Help You Get Financially Fit! My number one goal here at EOD is to empower you when it comes to your finances.  When you have knowledge, you have control!  With that said, my plan is to give you some extra nutrition for your financial diet, from a variety of sources.  Let’s face it, there are tons of great PF bloggers out there that you can benefit from, so go check them out, and learn as much as you can to help you in your new journey to financial fitness! Now go get some knowledge! Saving […] Read more »