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Written by Kerry K. Taylor, author of 397 Ways to Save Money - Spend Smarter & Live Well on Less, Squawkfox makes frugal living sexy, delicious, and fun.

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5 Money Lessons Learned from ‘Saving Penny’

Learning life’s financial lessons can be a tough battle. No one likes drowning in credit card debt, buying too much (or not enough) insurance, or putting money into the wrong investment. Watching someone else struggle is a bit easier. […]

Track your money with the Free Budget Spreadsheet

This Budget Spreadsheet is part of a financial planning series called How to Make a Budget. To start this series from the beginning, read the introduction. I’ve been thinking a lot about budget spreadsheets. […]

Crock Pot Recipes: The Best Baked Beans Recipes Ever

If soaking dried beans can change your life, then these are the best baked bean recipes, ever. I’ve often been (bean) critical of canned beans, and baked beans living in cans are no different since they’re loaded with processed sugar and many contain lots of sodium. […]

Budget Worksheets: Your Needs List and Wants List

These handy Budget Worksheets are part of a financial planning series called How to Make a Budget. To start this series from the beginning, read the introduction. What we want does not necessarily correlate to what we need. […]

5 Gourmet Herbal Tea Infusions for Your French Press

It’s tea time! With spring colors abounding and summer flavors just ahead, let’s brew some gourmet-tasting yet freshly-frugal herbal tea infusions using your French press. […]

How to Set Financial Goals – 3 Financial Goals Worksheets

These 3 Setting Financial Goals Worksheets are part of a financial planning series called How to Make a Budget. To start this series from the beginning, read the introduction. Do you have a financial goal? […]

Easter Links and Money Links Oh My!

Happy hoppy Easter! It’s been a long while since my last linky round-up, so I’m celebrating this Easter weekend with lots of linky love. I’ve got some holiday fun mixed with lots of money matters. Something for everyone. I like everyone. Enjoy! Easter Stuff Rejoice this day! […]

How to dry herbs from your tasty herb garden

If you’ve ever tried to buy dried or fresh herbs from the grocery store then you know that getting flavor and spice into your frugal family meals can be expensive. […]

Book Review: One Year To An Organized Financial Life

Whenever I begin reading a fresh new book I tend to start my adventure by cozying up with a cup of coffee. […]

Fire your bank with the Switch Bank Accounts Checklist

If you’re sitting there thinking, gee whiz, I really hate my bank, then you’re probably not alone. I’m guessing that thousands of people like you just got dinged a dollar in bank fees today. Many pay dearly for the right to access their money. Fun. A few years ago I got fed up with all the needless fees and finally fired my bank. […]