Couponing

Couponing

Getting Real With Jennifer Poole A few months ago I joined the couponing craze. I have always considered myself a bargain shopper but I wanted to try to save even more. Now I am nothing like the people you might have seen on the new show about couponing but I am still...
Online Shopping

Online Shopping

There are so many ways to shop this Christmas. It has gone way beyond physically going to the store and braving the crowds. Black Friday was once a tradition for me but I have decided that getting up in the freezing cold, in the early morning hours, with millions of...
Do You Choose To Be Frugal?

Do You Choose To Be Frugal?

Getting Real With Shadra Bruce Saving money. Stretching the budget. Doing more with less. Recession. Unemployment. It doesn’t matter what you call it, more people are learning how to live with less money. It’s what everyone is talking about. In ways, my husband and I...
Living Rich

Living Rich

I’m going to tell you a secret: I’m poor. According to every government statistic available, I live in near-poverty. My husband and I have been living on one income since two weeks before Parker was born and my doctor put me on bed rest. I initially planned on going...

Charity Weekends

Around the holidays, local soup kitchens and other charitable organizations are inundated with volunteers. Families want to do something special to help others for the holidays; corporations encourage their employees to get involved. Between Thanksgiving and...