Tag Archives: stay-at-home

Why Staying Home Isn’t Worthless

I’m fortunate to work from home. I also know many men and women who work from home, are stay-at-home parents, or who don’t work outside of the home for a variety of reasons. Maybe they are disabled in some way, … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With a Frugal Weekend?

I spend a lot of time outside and, if I’m inside working, my desk faces the road. As such, I know a lot about what goes on in my neighbor’s lives. (Disclaimer: I don’t spy on people, but when you’re … Continue reading

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When Staying In Becomes More Expensive Than Going Out

A neighbor recently announced that she was getting serious about getting out of debt and saving for her family’s future. “Good for you,” I said and meant it, right up until she started detailing her plan for becoming more frugal. … Continue reading

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The Hidden Costs of Stay-At-Home Parenting

Anyone who is seriously considering stay-at-home parenting is likely to have done the math. Most potential stay-at-home parents know how much they will have to cut their expenses to live on less than two full salaries. They have considered the … Continue reading

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