Replace your impulse to spend with a more productive task
Coupons at checkout
This browser add-on finds coupon codes for you automatically and hides nicely in the background until you are ready to checkout.
How to balance fun and financial goals
The struggle is real.
Mint launches free credit scores
I’ve been using Mint for a couple of weeks now. I enjoy it, but I like it much more since they now offer free (soft) credit scores every 90 days.
Millennials are saying no to credit cards
We don’t have credit card debt, but we don’t have credit either. Lose, lose.
Starting a garden to pay off debt, really?!
I agree that you shouldn’t start a garden to pay off debt. It’s not a foolproof plan, but we’ve saved quite a bit of money gardening and we had minimal start up costs. I’m planning to post the full run down soon.
Decluttering a lifetime of belongings
Don’t wait to declutter! After my grandma passed, my mom had to go through all of her things and it was a nightmare. My sweet parents have already started their decluttering so they don’t leave my sister and I with the task.
A distraction-free iPhone?
I was at my brother in law’s house and saw a commercial for this show on TV. I kind of hate that we didn’t think of it first.
How to make a vintage travel trailer awning
Glad I didn’t have to make one of these, but it’s good to know for the future.
Have you seen anything extra special on the web this week? Let me know in the comments!
A rich life with less stuff
These guys just get it.
The last true hermit
I don’t know if this dude is truly the last hermit, but the story is fascinating.
Living in a car to pay off debt
I feel where the author is coming from.
Melanie and George’s Airstream makeover
I know I mentioned it before but I’m so proud of the fact that we were featured on Apartment Therapy that I wanted to mention it again. (I can do that, right?!)
Beautiful homes built with shipping containers
Even Bob Vila is talking about container houses
Stockpiling to save money
Have you heard of stockpiling food to save money? I’m not totally convinced, but they make a good argument.
Realistic stockpiling tips
How to find coupons for organic food
Couponing for organic food isn’t easy, but these tips make it more manageable.
I want to write a book
Me too. Here’s some great tips.
And I know if sounds crazy, but if you’re thinking of hand making gifts this year, it’s never too early to start. This pizza puzzle would be perfect for my niece and it brings back memories of the game, Pizza Party! (Did anyone else have that as a kid?)
Got any great links? I’d love to see them in the comments!
This week has been a total blur, but I’ve been able to squeeze in time to find a little bit of web goodness. Check it out below.
I’m loving this article about Unschooling. I’m also intensely jealous that I didn’t have that kind of childhood, can I be unschooled as an adult?!
The stores that will refund your money when a price drops.
The living wage calculator isn’t new, but I’ve been checking it quite a bit lately. It’s scary/sad to see those numbers.
How to make money selling junk from my girl, Anna.
I’m totally guilty of telling my friends that I’d love to help them fix up their houses. This article made me think twice and gave me some perspective.
How to wash and whiten pillows. I tried this over the weekend and man, does it work.
What links have you been loving this weekend? Leave ‘em for me in the comments!
Since last week was Airstream week, I didn’t get in my link love. There’s been so much Internet goodness out there these past few weeks. Check.It.Out.
A New Golden Age for Silver Bullets.
PriceJump compares Amazon product prices to prices around the web to ensure that you are getting the best deal.
The days of the week that major retailers change their prices.
Reset your goals before they level you.
Photos of people living “off the grid”
These food bloggers are so transparent with their blog’s income reports and I love it. And $30,000 in one month from a blog is pretty damn impressive.
A Global 3 day workweek could be good for innovation. I could get on board with that.
Tips for cutting your own bangs at home.
A beginner’s guide to opening an IRA.
In a nomadic world, do we still need a home?
And for those of us that do still want a home… Mortgage Hippo is a cute site that takes you through a series of steps to determine how much home you can afford. The site is super well designed– the steps look like a safari map! It makes mortgages almost fun.
Crowd funding to pay off your mortgage? Hmm. I can understand his desire to live debt-free, but maybe living small is a better option.
A SNAP Cookbook: Good and Cheap. I adore this SNAP Cookbook. It’s free, first of all. The meals are all under $4 and I was pleasantly surprised that the meals are heavy on the vegetables and low on the starches.
Have you come across any fascinating articles? Leave them in the comments below!