Weekly Money Roundup #21

Weekly Money Roundup #21

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 […]

Compound Interest: Einstein’s Friend (and YOURS!)

Financial Literacy Carnival

Thanks to Shannon at The Heavy Purse for inviting me to be a part of the 2014 Financial Literacy Awareness Carnival this week!  Financial Literacy is an incredibly important topic and I feel honored to be a part of this event.  Thanks so much Shannon!  Don’t forget to check out the other great articles in […]

Barclaycard Arrival World MasterCard Review

Barclaycard Arrival World MasterCard

The Barclaycard Arrival World MasterCard is my new favorite travel rewards card.  It has become our household’s go-to card for our routine expenses.  There is a reason why this credit card was named by Money magazine as the best travel rewards credit cards for 2013! One of the best things about this card is the […]

Weekly Money Roundup #20

Weekly Money Roundup #20

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 […]

Travel Tales plus Frugal Advice from an Airline Pilot

Vacation Tales Plus Frugal Advice

Greetings from the Caribbean everyone!  What am I doing blogging this week while I’m on vacation, you ask?  Well, I’m on vacation but my hubby is not.  He is doing some work this week so I figure while he works I can blog.  Also, I am the whitest white chick ever and you know what […]

How to Travel for Free Using Credit Card Rewards

How to Travel for Free

Is there anyone out there who wouldn’t like to travel for free?  For many folks out there, travel provides an escape from reality.  Many of us may like to take advantage of days off from work to get away.  However, the drawback to travel is that, depending on where you go, travel can be expensive.  […]

Passive Income/Side Hustle Update: March 2014

Passive income

Hi everyone!  As many of you know, one the CMF household’s major financial goals is to achieve financial independence.  One of the ways we hope to achieve this is by developing multiple streams of income, particularly passive income.  We want to become financially independent so that we can live where and how we want to live, and not be […]

Weekly Money Roundup #19

Financial Independence or Early Retirement

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 […]

April Goals and Life Update

April Goals

Hi everyone!  Here are my April goals, which is the fourth installment of my monthly update on goals.  I had never been much of a goals gal prior to this, but I have been finding that since I’ve started doing this it’s been helping me to get a little bit more done each month and not let so […]

How to Save for Retirement the Awesomely Strange Way

Save for Retirement

Several years ago I was working at my first ever real job.  I’d had a million small jobs in high school and college, but this was my first job after I finished school and was out in the world ready to make money.  This was my first job in my chosen field.  Up until then […]

Weekly Money Roundup #18

Weekly Money Roundup #18

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 […]

Be a Cowboy: Pick Yourself up When You Fall

Cowboy

Here’s a little know fact about me (well, it’s little known in the blogosphere):  I grew up in a western state.  I don’t mean western as in California or Washington, I mean western as in country music, cowboys, and rodeos.  I cannot tell you how many rodeos I’ve been to in my life.  As a […]

Should You or I Want to Be Self-Employed?

Self Employment

As many who’ve been reading this blog for a while know, my hubby and I are pretty much majorly lusting after the elusive dream of financial independence.  We want to be financially independent so badly that we can taste it.  After spending years in school, we are now both working in jobs that we trained […]

How I Save Time and Money by Shopping On Amazon

Shopping

Shopping.  I used to love it.  These days I’m sort of a shopping-hater, which is primarily because I am a much more frugal and conscientious spender these days than I ever was in the past.  However, this is also because over the years I have become much more aware of the fact that retail stores […]

Weekly Money Roundup #17

Weekly Money Roundup #17

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.  I hope you’ll enjoy!  If you haven’t already, please considering Following us on Twitter or Liking us on Facebook. We’ve got some serious […]