Uncluttering: It's a Win-Win Scenario

April 14, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Hi, my name is Kate and I have too much stuff. Having too much stuff is a common problem, and it can be costly.  Fortunately, over at Unclutterer, Gregory Go has written a guest … [Read more...]

Stretch Your Dollar Challenge

April 13, 2009 | Kate Horrell

iVillage, the online community, puts together some interesting online challenges.  In May, they are putting together a new financial challenge, the Stretch Your Dollar Community … [Read more...]

Is This Balance Transfer A Good Deal?

April 11, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I recently received an email with an enticing offer:  2.99% balance transfer for the life of the balance.  I usually dismiss these sort of offers because I'm really happy with my … [Read more...]

GI Bill Updates

April 10, 2009 | Kate Horrell

The Department of Veteran's Affairs has released the final version of their rules on the Post 9/11 GI Bill that will become effective in August of this year.  Terry Howell of Military.com … [Read more...]

Quotable: Suze Orman

April 10, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"People first, then money, then things." … [Read more...]

Our Reading is Recommended!

April 09, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Check out the great places you'll find The Paycheck Chronicles this week: The Carnival of Pecuniary Delights, hosted by WiseBread, selected 8 Ways to Save at Restaurantsas an Editor's … [Read more...]

Answers About the Making Home Affordable Program

April 08, 2009 | Kate Horrell

The hot topic of conversation lately has been the federal government's Making Home Affordable program:  who qualifies, what it does, and how it works.  In doing my research, I found … [Read more...]

Pat Tillman Scholarships

April 07, 2009 | Kate Horrell

The Pat Tillman Foundation, created to "carry forward Pat's legacy by inspiring people to make positive changes in themselves and in the world around them," has announced their two … [Read more...]

Contest for Military Kids

April 07, 2009 | Kate Horrell

United Concordia, who administers the Tricare Dental Program, is celebrating the Month of the Military Child with a contest.  For each of the six regions, they are offering 3 prizes for each of … [Read more...]

No Spend Days

April 06, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Have you heard of "no spend" days?  The concept is simple, to have days where you don't spend any money, and there are two ways that you can implement it.  You can either … [Read more...]

Free and Inexpensive Things to Do In Hampton Roads

April 04, 2009 | Kate Horrell

I'm in Virginia Beach, Virginia, today, for SpouseBUZZ Live Hampton Roads.  At the Fleet & Family Support Center table, I picked up this great little brochure called "Free and … [Read more...]

Quotable: Barack Obama

April 03, 2009 | Kate Horrell

"Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference. " … [Read more...]

Five Tricks Retailers Use

April 02, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Every time that you make a purchase, you are working within the retail system:  they offer a product that you want, you check out the price, and you decide whether you want to purchase the … [Read more...]

Ten Ways to Shop Safely Online

April 01, 2009 | Kate Horrell

Shopping online can be convenient and help you find great prices on exactly the item you're hoping to buy.  However, shopping online can also allow your personal information to be spread … [Read more...]