Personal Budget Tips – How to Create a Crisis Budget

Whether we like it or not and whether we want to admit it or not, at some point in our lives, we all end up having a rough month or three. It is in those moments that we have to sit down and really get down to brass tacks about our personal budget. Those brass tacks budgets are … [Read more...]

How Identity Theft Can Ruin Your Future {and How to Keep Your Finances Safe}

This post is brought to you by Transunion however all opinions are that of Six Dollar Family. For more information, please see our disclosure policy. We’ve all heard the term identity theft, but for a large majority, it is only a term that we use in passing. It is something … [Read more...]

How to Work from Home Work Investing in the Stock Market

You are probably thinking to yourself," I am not a millionaire, how am I supposed to work from home investing in the stock market?" Well, let me be one of the first people to tell you that in today's society anyone and I mean anyone can invest in the stock market. So, whether if … [Read more...]

How the Sneaky Identity Thief Got Your Info (and How to Protect Yourself Next Time)

This post is brought to you by TransUnion however all opinions and advice are my own. For more information, please see my disclosure policy. Do you shop online? I’m sure you do. How many times have you swiped your debit or credit card at the gas pump, grocery store or ATM? Have … [Read more...]

4 Steps to Simplifying Your Taxes

This post is brought to you by CJ Affiliate’s VIP Content Service. Thank you to H&R Block for sponsoring this post. While this was a sponsored opportunity from H&R Block, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. For more information, please see my disclosure … [Read more...]

3 Things to Buy In Person To Save

With the emergence of Amazon and every other online conglomerate, most families have become accustomed to shopping online and practically living online, too. Attachment to the internet is a different issue, though, and there is no debating that it often offers the best deals … [Read more...]

Newsflash! Your Thoughts Are Keeping You Poor

A while back, I had a conversation with a very good friend of mine on Facebook. She had shared a status that I wholeheartedly disagreed with and a short, but respectful debate followed. The status that she had shared - while I'm sure was well intended by the original poster- had … [Read more...]

My #1 Tool for Making Budgeting Easier

*This post has been brought to you by EveryDollar, however all opinions, including budget photos are my own and are honest and truthful. For more information, please see my disclosure policy.  Can we be real with each other for a moment? Budgeting is hard. Remembering to keep … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Save Money on Prescriptions

This post has been brought to you by SearchRx.com however all opinions and advice are my own. For more information, check out my disclosure policy. One of the biggest expenses plaguing American families are prescription medicines. With raising kids and being an adult, there is … [Read more...]

The Secret to Scoring Cheap Cell Phone Plans

How much are you currently paying for your cell phone? $100 each month? $150? More that that? If you're like we were, you fall into the $100 or more category. At $110.00 per month, that left me paying $1320 each year out of my personal budget just for cell service. While my cell … [Read more...]