What Would You Do With A Million Dollars?

Million dollars

Hi everyone!  I thought I’d take a break from a regular article today.  I don’t know about you all, but I’m a dreamer.  I love to dream about what I’d do if we were financially independent, if we were debt free, if we had enough passive income to cover all of our expenses, etc.  So […]

Raising Financially Confident Kids and iPad Mini Giveaway

Raising Financially Confident Kids

Hello everyone!  The following is a guest post by my friend Shannon Ryan from The Heavy Purse.  Please join me in welcoming her to Color Me Frugal today, and don’t forget to enter the giveaway!   As many of you know, Dee is a new Mom, which is an exhilarating and overwhelming time in a […]

ALL Debt is Risk, whether it is “Good” Debt or Not!

Debt is Risk

Over the last few years I’ve spent a lot of time pondering debt and whether there can ever really truly be a good kind of debt.  Oh, I know a lot of people refer to things like student loans and mortgages as “good” debt, but how good is it really?  I mean, wouldn’t it be […]

Weekly Money Roundup #32

Weekly Money Roundup

Hello everyone!  Welcome to Weekly Money Roundup!  Here I wrap up happenings here at Color Me Frugal during the week and share with you some of my favorite posts that I enjoyed from other sites this week.  There were some pretty awesome articles making the rounds in the personal finance blogosphere this week, so I hope you’ll enjoy!  If you […]

I Am A Momma Bear- At Long Last!

Momma

Hello friends!  Please forgive my absence from other blogs (and even my own!) for the most part over the last couple weeks.  I had a very very good reason for being absent.  No, I did not win the lottery and decide to give up blogging.  It’s much better than that! I am a momma.  For […]

How to Get a Grip on Your Emotional Spending

emotional spending

Emotional spending.  Has anyone else been there?  There was a time in my life when I could find pretty much any reason to go shopping.  Most often I shopped as a pick-me-up, when I was feeling bummed out or sad about something.  Ironically, my days of shopping as a sport happened to coincide with some […]

How to Earn an A in Student Loan Repayment

Student Loan Repayment

Hi everyone!  I’m off this week attending to personal business, but please enjoy this guest post from DeAnna, who blogs over at Young & Free St. Louis. Student loans: It’s a curse word for many. I recently spoke with Colleen Henegan from Vantage Credit Union and she helped me break down the scary walls and understand the […]

Weekly Money Roundup #31

Weekly Money Roundup

Hello everyone!  Welcome to Weekly Money Roundup!  Here I wrap up happenings here at Color Me Frugal during the week and share with you some of my favorite posts that I enjoyed from other sites this week.  There were some pretty awesome articles making the rounds in the personal finance blogosphere this week, so I hope you’ll enjoy!  If you […]

You Need an Emergency Fund- Because When It Rains, It Pours

Emergency fund

It’s been quite a week here, folks.  Mother Nature has not been especially kind to my part of the world in the last couple weeks.  As I mentioned in last week’s Weekly Money Roundup, our new-to-us car sustained $7500 worth of hail damage from a sudden storm that came up as my car was parked […]