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Sarah Winfrey

Sarah Winfrey is a writer, homeschool parent, and has a Masters in Spiritual Formation & Soul Care. She is also training to be certified as a medical chaplain.

Latest articles by Sarah Winfrey

You Can't Make It as a One-Car Family: Now What?

Being a one-car family is great for trimming the budget, but let's be real — it's not always easy. Here's how to afford that second set of wheels.

Here's One Good Financial Reason Why You Shouldn't Live in the Present

You've heard it a zillion times: Find your bliss by living in the present. Unfortunately, you may also lose your wallet.

6 Money Moves You Can Make While Stuck in an Endless TSA Line

Corralled into a never-ending TSA line? Put your boredom to work and make these money moves while you wait.

6 Money Lessons We Can Learn From "Gilmore Girls"

Rory and Lorelai have taught us so much about love, family, and...money? Yep, money, too.

11 Ways to Make Living With Roommates Tolerable

Living with roommates isn't always easy, but here's how to make it somewhat tolerable.

How "Radical Implosion" Can Help You Get Ahead at Work — and Everywhere Else

Fear can destroy your life. Radical implosion can help you destroy your fears.

This Simple Calculation Will Tell You If You're Getting Your Money's Worth

"Use value" can help you get the most bang for your buck. And it'll probably save you a few bucks, too.

Create a Reverse Bucket List to Improve Your Money Management

A "reverse bucket list" — a running tally of all the wonderful things you've already accomplished — can be the perfect personal finance motivator.

7 Amazing Ways to Pay It Forward for Under $10

Doing good deeds doesn't need to cost a pretty penny. Go ahead — lend a hand for less than $10.

10 Cheap Exercise Tools for a Killer Workout

Skip the fancy gym membership and get a killer workout with these frugal fitness tools that'll fit anyone's budget — and fitness level.

6 Surprising Things You Still Can't Do Online in 2016

You can do everything online, right? Not yet!

6 Terrible Money Situations You Need to Stop Getting Yourself Into

Some money woes are unavoidable — but some are. It's high time to stop putting yourself in these terrible spending situations.

11 Budgeting Skills Everyone Should Master

Stop dreading the "b-word." Mastering these simple budgeting skills will put you on the path to financial wellbeing.

Why the Scarcity Mentality Is Keeping You Poor

It's wise to be careful with our resources, but too much caution will hold us back. Learn to recognize abundance.

What to Do When You Suspect a Scam

Don't fall victim to these faux finance calls. Here's how to protect yourself and your loved ones from a scam.

10 Clever Ways to Keep Cool When It's Stupid Hot Out

It's almost July and that means it's hot out for most of you. Keep your cool without losing your shirt with some clever hot air hacks.

7 Money Lessons I Learned From Martial Arts

Deep money lessons can be found in the most unlikely places — even the dojo.

5 Frugal Living Truths Every Stay-at-Home-Parent Should Know

When the daily Stay-at-Home routine starts to wear thin, take heart. You're living — and teaching — some valuable frugal living truths.

Should You Budget Like You Diet?

"Budgeting" and "dieting" are our two toughest resolutions. The strategies that work with one just might work for the other.

The High Cost of the "Treat Yourself" Mindset

You might be able to justify a "treat yourself" purchase, but all those little treats add up to one big, stressful bill. What's it really costing you?