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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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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. […]

Free Budget Worksheets: Household Net Worth Spreadsheet

The free Household Net Worth 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 put together a bunch of free budget worksheets for this series, starting with the household net worth spreadsheet. […]

Financial Planning: How to Find Your Net Worth

How to Find Your Net Worth is part of a financial planning series called How to Make a Budget. To start this series from the beginning, read the introduction. I’m worth it. You’re worth it. We’re all worth it. Great. I love it when advertisers sing me the tales of “worth” to make a sale. The pitch must be working because everyone these days is praised for being “worth it”. But are you worth it? […]

Financial Planning Series: How to Make a Budget

This article is the introduction to a multiple part financial planning series called How to Make a Budget (the unboring way). I’m dropping the B-word today. BUDGET! There, I said it. It’s funny how this simple 6 letter word has the power to strike fear into the hearts of some and cause serious indigestion for others. […]

5 Ways Twitter Can Make You Rich

Please don’t call me a twit because I love Twitter. Sure, many have argued that Twitter is a massive waste of time and does little more than appease our narcissist tendencies, while others claim Twitter is changing the way we live. I’m on neither end of these “news media” extremes. […]

Get Your Cover Letter Template! (four for free)

This article is part of a series called How to Write a Cover Letter. To start this series from the beginning, read the introduction. We’ve made it to the final article in the How to Write a Cover Letter series. Yay! And just like in the How to Write a Resume series, I’m ending with a bang by giving you a few free cover letter templates for your downloading pleasure. […]