August 2009

5 Free Budget Tools

by Kay Lynn

Last week one of my co-workers mentioned he needed a tool to aid with budgeting.  This was a timely question because I have the same quandary now that I’ve graduated from Financial Peace University (FPU). I have been using the Gazelle Budget web-based program during FPU, but my access was shut off last week.  I […]

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As you might know by now, I like to live well and save money at the same time. Using coupons helps Mr. Boomer and I do just that. I talked about coupons in an earlier post on grocery savings. But there are coupons for a lot more than items at the grocery store. Here are […]

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The Bible and Money

by Kay Lynn

Image courtesy of Jay at freephotos.com Who knew the bible has so much to say about money?  Okay, okay, probably everyone else but me. The faith-based Financial Peace University I referenced in previous posts includes applicable quotes from the bible (among other sources) in each lesson.  If I had only paid attention in Sunday School, […]

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This is the first of what I plan on being a weekly event.  There is a lot of wonderful insight and information available in the blog world.    I will select five of my favorite articles written by fellow personal finance or frugal bloggers. 1.  Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps. Patrick at Military Finance Network discusses […]

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  Image courtesy of Cobrasoft With a couple of bright spots in the economic news lately, is the United States economy on the road to recovery? Jobs. The national unemployment rate dipped from 9.5 to 9.4 in July.  Bolstering the importance of this news is the fact that this decrease was the first time in 15 […]

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