Quotable: Philip Gibbs

May 14, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"It's better to give than to lend and it costs about the same."  … [Read more...]

Inexpensive Bowling With Kids

May 14, 2009 | Kate Horrell

My kids always want to go bowling.  I like bowling, too, but I hate bowling prices.  Our nearest base doesn't have a bowling alley, and the next base over has an alley but even at base … [Read more...]

BooksAMillion Celebrates Armed Forces Day with a Discount

May 13, 2009 | Kate Horrell

In honor of Armed Forces Day, BooksAMillion is offering active duty military a 20% discount off their entire store purchase on Saturday, May 16th.  Find out more at this link:  … [Read more...]

Financial News from The Military Report at Military.com

May 13, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Deal of the Week: FREE Trial Men's Health Find Your New GI Bill Tuition and Fee Rate Featured Job: Government Law Enforcement Education Xpo May 21 Browse Millions of Homes for … [Read more...]

The Minimum Payment Trap

May 12, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Carrying credit card debt?  Making just your minimum payments?  While minimum payments can be a great way out of a rough patch, or a default payment for when things are going wacky, … [Read more...]

Four Financial Lessons from a Six Year Old

May 10, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Six Year Old:  "Mom, can I get my allowance for the whole month like my sisters?" Mom (thinking that she is tired of keeping track of allowances):  "Sure.  Here's your $6.00 for … [Read more...]


May 09, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I've been busy lately - really busy.  My husband is gone, I'm working a little over half-time, and one of my daughters has injured herself, requiring a crazy number of doctor's … [Read more...]

Quotable: John Nelson

May 08, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"More and more these days I find myself pondering how to reconcile my net income with my gross habits."  … [Read more...]

Case Lot Sales

May 07, 2009 | Kate Horrell

May is Case Lot Sale month at the military Commissaries.  Good deals can be found but be sure to know your prices - they aren't always the best prices, and you don't want to stock up if … [Read more...]

$1 Active Duty Airfare: Virginia Only

May 06, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Oh my goodness - Jet Blue is offering $1 airfareto and from Washington - Dulles and Richmond International airports.  Book by May 7th (tomorrow) for travel in May only.  There are taxes … [Read more...]

Free Kentucky Grilled Chicken

May 06, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Click on over to Oprah.com to get a coupon for a free KFC Grilled Chicken meal.  The download will be removed from her site tonight, May 6th at 11:59 pm, CDT.  From the small … [Read more...]

Military Report

May 05, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Financial highlights from this week's Military.com Military Report:DoD Defines New GI Bill Transfer Rules Deal of the Week: Coupons and Discounts for Military Find Your New GI Bill Tuition and Fee … [Read more...]

Mother's Day Frugal Five: The Local Edition

May 04, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Being near your family brings different opportunties (and challenges, as well).  Fortunately, being close presents lots of opportunties for thoughtful and frugal Mother's Day … [Read more...]

Mother's Day Frugal Five: The Remote Edition

May 03, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Mother's Day is always challenging, but especially when you are far away from home.  Still, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Mom (and your kids' Mom) without going over … [Read more...]