I can’t believe it’s already August. The girls head back to school in a couple of weeks, and it feels like the school year just ended. But this Mom is not complaining! Next Monday, I’ll share some tips to help you save money and involve your kids in their back-to-school shopping.
Several of you linked to The Heavy Purse while I was on vacation, so please accept my delayed thanks to Mom and Dad Money (love this story!), Frugal Rules, Debt Roundup, Monster Piggy Bank, Luke 1428, The Frugal Farmer and Eyes on the Dollar. I appreciate your support! If I missed anyone, please let me know so I may add you to the list.
I’m still playing catch-up but I still find plenty of great posts. Enjoy!
Nick at A Young Pro shared 5 Frugality Rules to Improve Your Life. I love his focus on being intentional with your money. Knowing what you want to do with your money makes it so much easier to stay true to your goals and not get side-tracked.
Laurie at The Frugal Farmer has always been very forthcoming about her family’s journey to get out of debt and shared some great insight in How to Pay-Off Debt: It’s About More Than Just Budgeting. It is unfairly easy to get into debt but takes true dedication and determination to get out. Laurie’s got it and has some great tips for those working towards financial freedom.
I love this post from Anthony at Thrifty Dad. He took a walk down memory lane and shared how Being Frugal Is About Being Resourceful. Once upon a time, not that long ago, if you didn’t have the money, you made do with what you had and were creative. It’s become a bit of a lost art and one we need to remember.
Eva from Teens Got Cents had a fantastic guest post at Make Money Your Way on how she planned to Graduate from College Debt-Free. Going to college doesn’t have to include student debt and Eva has some great tips on how to finance college without taking a loan.
Although we do have legitimate #FirstWorldProblems, we have a tendency to focus on (okay, vigorously complain/tweet) about the more inconsequential problems. Tonya at Budget and the Beach poked some fun at herself and shared her list of First World Problems. #6, #8, #10 would definitely be on my list too!
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Have a great weekend!