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...]

Shopping at Sears? Do it Sunday night to Save

May 01, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I recently received an email advertisement from Sears, promoting their Sunday night sale on May 3rd.  According to the website, from 6 to 9 pm, they are offering 5 to 15% off the current price … [Read more...]

Quotable: John Ruskin

April 30, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"Every increased possession loads us with new weariness." … [Read more...]


April 30, 2009 | Kate Horrell

From the current NMFA Government and You E-News, 1. Association Testifies at Appropriation Hearing 2. Five States Pass Compact in the Month of the Military Child! 3. Military OneSource Expands … [Read more...]

31 Cent Scoops at Baskin-Robbins – Tonight Only

April 29, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Tonight is a great promotion at Baskin-Robbins.  From 5 to 10 p.m., ice cream is only 31 cents per scoop.  More information can be found here.  A store locator can be found … [Read more...]

Festival of Frugality: The Spring Has Sprung Edition

April 28, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I'm very excited to be hosting my first blog carnival, and I'm quite glad that it is the Festival of Frugality because it was one of the first carnivals I ever entered.  There are a ton … [Read more...]

Military Spouses – the Biggest Phone Tree Ever!

April 27, 2009 | Kate Horrell

The Military Spouse Residency Relief Act (Senate Bill 475 and House Resolution 1182) has the potential to impact military families in a variety of ways, including several provisions that will have an … [Read more...]

Using USAA Discounts

April 26, 2009 | Kate Horrell

A fellow military spouse just reminded me about the great car rental discounts that can be found at USAA, and it made me think that I should probably highlight the variety of discounts that USAA … [Read more...]

New Credit Card Offering from Navy Federal

April 25, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Navy Federal has a new credit card offering that might interest you.  It is called the cashRewards card, and it offers a 1.0% cash rebate on purchases.  (1.5% on total yearly … [Read more...]

Quotable: Richard Needham

April 24, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"When money is seen as a solution for every problem, money itself becomes the problem."  … [Read more...]

Places to Go and Stories to Read

April 23, 2009 | Kate Horrell

The Paycheck Chronicles has been featured a few places this week:The Money Hacks Carnival, hosted by The Personal Finance Playbook, included Can Fitness be Frugal and Successful?The Festival of … [Read more...]

From USAA: The End of Easy Money

April 22, 2009 | Kate Horrell

This article was written by Kerry Hannon and furnished by USAA.Shakespeare's famed line from Hamlet, "Neither a borrow nor a lender be," never seemed more fitting.As the worst financial … [Read more...]

In Case of Emergency

April 21, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I often think that we military folks are pretty good at planning ahead.  Some of that is due to the nature of the job, and some of that is the nature of the military:  you have to … [Read more...]