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Saving Time Versus Saving Money

» by May 15th, 2010 at 1:09 pm » Comments (0)

Despite my normal enthusiasm to use the Internet for anything and everything possible, online shopping is something I still have hesitation for. Probably the biggest reason is my impatience, I hate waiting for my purchases to show up days or weeks later. The second reason for my dislike is the shipping costs although I will […]



What Does Taking Care Of Myself Have To Do With Financial Freedom?

» by May 14th, 2009 at 4:34 pm » Comments (0)

I can honestly say I have never met a person who was good with money who didn’t also take good care of themselves. When you are healthy and unstressed many of the irresponsible reasons for shopping disappear. When you feel good, you don’t feel the need to “fill the void” with stuff or food. Also […]



Friday’s Frugal Fact: Buy Off Season

» by April 17th, 2009 at 8:16 am » Comments (1)

Except in rare circumstances, I never pay full price for anything. I use coupons, shop sales and browse clearance racks. I love clearance racks. Buying off season can allow you to get twice as much for your money as you normally would. For example I recently bought a pair of Hello Kitty shoes for my […]



Thursday Thirteen: 13 Quickie Dinners For Busy Days

» by April 16th, 2009 at 8:11 am » Comments (0)

Moms are busy people and sometimes getting dinner on the table is a near impossible feat. But before you pick up that phone and order pizza or Chinese, try one of these quick, budget-friendly recipes Chicken And Rice – Originally a slow-cooker recipe I have found it works just as well in the oven. All […]



KISS (Keep It Simply Simple) – Paying Off Debt

» by November 8th, 2008 at 7:04 am » Comments (0)

Every financial freedom/ debt free blog deals with paying off debt and the right and wrong ways to do it. The fact is that if you are truly serious about getting our of debt, you can do it. The other fact is most people are not prepared to do whatever it takes to gt out […]



KISS (Keep It Simply Simple) – Saving

» by August 28th, 2008 at 7:50 am » Comments (2)

Financial freedom can not be accomplished without saving money. I don’t only mean spending less on things but actually putting money into an account that you do not intend to use except in the case of an emergency. The best way I have found to save is forced saving. Have the money automatically taken out […]



Watching The Ever-Changing World With Worry

» by June 11th, 2008 at 12:57 pm » Comments (0)

This post is going to be a bit different from the stuff I usually blog about but I have a lot weighing down my thoughts lately and I thought maybe you would be interested in some of it. I’m hoping that a dialogue can start on this blog about the ways America and the world […]



Beat The Rising Cost Of Living – How To Save Money On Your Food Bill Part Two

» by May 31st, 2008 at 3:16 pm » Comments (1)

Okay, so “tomorrow” took a little longer than expected. Here at the LMBD household, we’ve been spending a lot of time planning what we’re going to do and searching for the cheapest way possible to get supplies. Aside from that school is ending and my mother is vising from Florida so I guess I’ve been […]



Beat The Rising Cost Of Living – How To Save Money On Your Food Bill Part One

» by May 13th, 2008 at 7:30 pm » Comments (3)

As I’ve said before, getting out of debt and achieving financial freedom is about more than just earning more money. It’s about saving money and spending money responsibly according to a carefully created budget. I’ve been talking a lot about the ways I’m making money online and the career goals I have for the future. […]