Frugal Summer Fun for All Ages

June 06, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I was wandering around the blogosphere today, and I stumbled across this excellent list of free summer activities at Couponing 101:  Free Fun All Summer Long.  Stephanie's compilation … [Read more...]

Quotable: Jean Petit Senn

June 05, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"Money dishonestly acquired is never worth its cost, while a good conscience never costs as much as it is worth. " … [Read more...]

More Frugal Father's Day Fun

June 04, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Thanks to Sarah at SpouseBUZZ, I heard about this neat-o kid craft event at Michael's craft stores this Saturday, June 6th.  From 10 am to 1 pm, your local Michael's will be … [Read more...]

10,001 Ways to Live Large on a Small Budget

June 03, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Those crafty and clever authors at my favorite personal finance site, Wise Bread, have put together a fun and fantastic book:  10,001 Ways to Live Large on a Small … [Read more...]

Work that Works for Military Spouses

June 02, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Myscha Theriault, my friend and author at Wise Bread, has put together a nifty article about careers that suit military spouses:  Married to the Military:  Maintaining a Career as a … [Read more...]

A Frugal Father's Day Gift for the Mid-Sized Set

June 01, 2009 | Kate Horrell

With Father's Day coming up on us all too soon, I've been trying to think of yet another crafty gift that the kids can make for their dad, and Home Depot has come to the rescue.  … [Read more...]

Another Amazing Benefit from USAA

May 30, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Just when I thought that USAA couldn't think of any more ways to support their members, they came up with a new one.  USAA is reimbursing the overseas transaction fee for deployed military … [Read more...]

Quotable: Mme. Riccoboni

May 28, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"Money does not change men, it only unmasks them." … [Read more...]

The Freezer Menu

May 28, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Let me guess...at least one night in the last month, you have ordered pizza, driven through a fast food place or picked up take out when you hadn't planned to, right?  That is pretty … [Read more...]

From the Military Report

May 27, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Lots of good financial information from this week's Military Report: Housing Assistance Program Tuition Top-Up Program 05-25-09 Value-Added Whole Life Insurance for the Entire Family Exchanges … [Read more...]

What The Grocery Store is Thinking

May 25, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I spend a lot of money at the grocery store.  Granted, there are usually six of us, and I try to buy quality food.  I also occasionally fall prey to the super sale, the "ooh, I'll … [Read more...]

Financial Roadshow Dates

May 24, 2009 | Kate Horrell

As part of the Financial Readiness Challenge, Military One Sourcehas been putting together these great Roadshow events at locations across the country.  Upcoming dates include: Nellis AFB, … [Read more...]

Estate Planning Webinar from USAA

May 23, 2009 | Kate Horrell

USAA - man, I don't think that they ever sleep down there in San Antonio!  On Wednesday night, May 27th, from 7 - 8 CST, they are offering a free webinar (internet based seminar) titled An … [Read more...]

Williamsburg Memorial Day Discounts

May 22, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Colonial Williamsburg is offering free admission for active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans and their families.  The offer is available today, May 22, through Monday, May … [Read more...]