Growing Up with a Tightwad

Growing Up with a Tightwad

Before I really knew what a tightwad was, I had my dad as a pretty good example. I had to laugh when he was spending the day at my newest home, an ancient RV, and helping me fix it up. On his way out the door, he gave me a book so covered in dirt…

Only Buy It Once

Only Buy It Once

On my journey from mindless consumer to frugality, there was definitely a period when I was cheap. I looked at the bottom line of what I was spending and that was it. That’s part of how I dropped nearly $200 on earphones over a year. I’d go to Five Below and pick up 3 pairs…

The Power of Accountability

The Power of Accountability

Every month I write a post that I call accountability. It’s probably not the most useful post for any of you brokeGIRLrich readers out there, but for me, it’s a major reason I keep blogging. Keeping myself accountable financially was the very first step in getting my finances under control. Doing it publicly, through this…

How Much Can BillSnip Save You?

How Much Can BillSnip Save You?

This is a sponsored conversation on behalf of BillSnip. All opinions are mine though, and I do love sharing legit companies that make saving a buck easier, so read on! When you’re trying to save money or pay down debt, every little bit helps. That’s why so many people harp on the “latte factor.” While…