A Debt Free Stress Free Life

39 Flips | 4 Magazines | 7 Following | 67 Followers | @ADebtFreeSt346q | Hi, my name is Maureen and I blog at A Debt Free Mess Free Life. I love to Flip about getting out debt, frugal living, cleaning and organizing, minimalism, life lessons and much more!   

You May Be Wasting Thousands Of Dollars On These 7 Things

We have been analyzing many of our expenses over the past several months. We experienced a little bit (okay, a lot) of <b>lifestyle inflation as our</b> …

9 Ways You're Making House Cleaning Harder

Shares 169<p>There’s not a week that goes by I don’t get a question or two from a reader or three about <b>how to make house cleaning easier, faster, or</b> …

Understanding Your Money Story Is The Key To Financial Freedom

Shares 42<p>Your money story isn’t a fairytale, at least not for most of us.<p>It’s that story <b>made up from the past beliefs, words and actions</b> that you …

A Step By Step Guide To Managing A Difficult Conversation

Shares 39<p>Do you have to have a difficult conversation with your husband, child, coworker or boss?<p>Have you been tossing and turning at night <b>trying to</b> …

11 Brilliant Hacks To Make Your Home Look Cleaner Than It Is

Shares 121<p>Ding dong.<p>That sound can send shivers up the spine of women everywhere who struggle with keeping their homes clean.<p>But look here’s the …

Manageable Filing Strategies That Will Slay The Paper Dragon

Shares 48<p><b>What is clutter?</b> Nothing more than <b>postponed decisions</b> and that’s especially true when it comes to all that paper you have lying around the …

Rewrite Your Money Story And Get Out Of Debt With These 7 Strategies

Shares 43<p>This week I wanted to elaborate on some strategies that combined with the others I wrote about can have you <b>seeing, feeling and acting</b> …

15 Back To School Hacks That Are As Easy As 1-2-3

Shares 2<p>I always loved back to school time. My daughter and I would head out on several occasions for all the back to school essentials and then some.<p>…

How To Save On Back To School Shopping

Shares 0<p>According to a recent retail survey by Deloitte, this year the <b>average household will spend $488</b> for clothing, accessories, school supplies, …

How To Save On Groceries By Shopping These 7 Weeks

Shares 209<p>Every week with anticipation I look forward to pursuing the circulars for Target, Market Basket, CVS and more. The flyers are full of …

Cut Costs To Save Money | Best Get Out Of Debt Tips

Don’t buy paper towels – Purchase dishcloths and use them instead.<p>Don’t buy napkins – Use cloth.<p>Ditch the gym membership and walk outside, lift …

Don't Waste Your Money On These 15 Things - A Mess Free Life

Shares 177<p>With the high cost of housing, food, medical care and utilities sometimes you have to seriously consider what you’re willing to dole out …

10 Money Lessons You Didnt Learn Growing Up

I believe everyone can live a fulfilling life and be rich.<p>Everyone, including you. 🙂<p>The problem is that not everyone learned how to do this growing …

6 Elements of a Solid Personal Financial Plan

<i>September is Life Insurance Awareness month and this post is in partnership with TermLifeInsurance.com, which helps spread awareness of the</i> …

40 Clever Ways to Save $10+

Table of Contents<p>Personal & Medical Care<p><b>Get your haircut at a local beauty school.</b> Students who are practicing will give you a big discount (or even …

Personal Finance

One Weird Trick to Stay Under Budget (Every Single Month!)

<i>Update: 12/21/16 You can now join the 90 Day Budget Boot Camp for free! Get step by step instructions for how to set up a budget, maintain a budget,</i> …

That Trick You’ve Never Heard of…..To Keep From Spending Money

I’m in Target. My cart is loaded down with cute new organizers for my office. They’re blue and match my bulletin board perfectly. And they’re on …

How to Live on $700 a Month

Today, I’m a single SAHM who lives very WELL on $18k/year. I know that must sound like such a small amount to live on, but I assure you, I do very …

Beginner’s Guide to Coupons

If you are overwhelmed by the prospect of clipping hundreds of coupons every week or don’t even know where to begin, this series is for you.<p>Maybe you …

Cleaning Tips – DIY Cleaning Closet

©the36thavenue.com DO NOT COPY, SAVE, OR PASTE THIS COLLAGE IMAGE.<b>Cleaning Tips</b> and <b>Organization Tips</b> always come handy. Today I’m sharing our <b>utility</b> …

Hate Cleaning Your Oven Racks? Watch This Easy Tip!

Even if you are lucky enough to have a self cleaning over, you still have to clean the oven racks by hand. The Green Cleaning Coach has created this …