Budgeting & Saving

My First Car

The summer season brings back great memories of earlier days when I was young and carefree… and fond memories of my 1st car. It was a bright orange, 1971 Ford View More...
 

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s day is just around the corner! May 12th in fact! If you’re like me and tend to wait until the last minute to figure out what your gift will View More...
 

Spring has Sprung!!!

Spring is here… which always makes me want to redecorate or go shopping! Since I don’t always have the budget to pick up things I like, I have found a View More...
 

The Joy of Successful Budgeting

Can we pretend I’ve taken a nice little sabbatical from writing blog posts for My Financial Wingman? Yes. That’s right. I’m baaaaa-aaaaaack! I’ve dropped in today to let you all View More...
 

Couponing 101: Chapter 2

I don’t think I’m cut out for extreme couponing. Anyone who knows me will testify that I love a good deal, but I really struggle to get into the couponing View More...
 

Breaking Open the Piggy Bank

Here at MFW, we’re constantly talking about healthy spending and saving habits. Make better food choices, research expensive purchases, take advantage of resell prices, understand your bank account, save, save View More...
 

Budgeting & Saving: Bookworm Tips 101

I love books, and since my husband doesn’t read, I am to blame for overflowing our apartment with a personal collection of novels. While I don’t ever intend to read View More...
 

Couponing 101: Chapter 1

So maybe you’ve just watched TLC’s exciting new show Extreme Couponing and you want to get your foot in the door to the amazing world of couponing. Maybe you’ve tried View More...
 

The Restaurant Challenge: March Totals and Results

Much to the relief of Financial Diet participants and fast-food chains everywhere, the Restaurant Challenge has come to a close. March rounded out our third and final month of the money-saving project. While View More...
 

The Restaurant Challenge: February Totals

The financial diet-ers have survived yet another month. While February only lasted 28 short days, it was filled with the challenge of Valentine’s day, four complete weekends, a three-day weekend for some and View More...