Why An Emergency Fund Needs To Be Your Priority

The day my husband and I fully stocked our emergency fund, it was like a weight had been lifted off our shoulders.  Suddenly, we were financially prepared for almost every eventuality that would come our way.   For most of my life, and definitely most of my adult life, I have always had some savings.  There has always been security for me in having some money to fall back on.  Even seven-year-old me made sure that she always had a fiver in her piggy bank.  My very first emergency fund right there.   As I entered adult life and accumulated responsibilities the need for an emergency fund has grown.  Marriage, homeownership and a family mean that an emergency fund is no longer a luxury but a necessity to ensure our continued financial stability. Can’t read now?  Pin it for later! What is an emergency fund? An emergency fund is a…

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How To Save Money Fast

How To Save Money Fast

We’ve all got things that we want to save for.  Whether we are looking to boost our emergency funds, save for that dream … View Post
How To Manage Debts And Other Financial Emergencies Strategically

How To Manage Debts And Other Financial Emergencies Strategically

This is a guest post by Patricia Sanders.   Debts can create havoc in your financial life; even a little bit of debt is … View Post
Things You Buy Your Kids That I Don’t!

Things You Buy Your Kids That I Don’t!

When it comes to saving money and living a frugal lifestyle my children are not exempt.  Although much of what we are doing in … View Post
19 Must Haves For An Eco-Friendly Bathroom

19 Must Haves For An Eco-Friendly Bathroom

As I write this we are currently having one of the mildest autumns ever.  Many are rejoicing in this fact, but for me, I … View Post