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Republic Wireless Review: What We Think After One Year

June 22, 2016 – 7:09 am

re2So, it’s been just over a year now since we switched our cell phones from our pay-as-you-go service to Republic Wireless. Republic Wireless had asked us to try their service, and we agreed.

I thought I’d share our experience today and tell you our likes/dislikes about the services they offer. Read the full story »

Why Financial Wellness Matters

June 12, 2016 – 6:47 am

The following blog post is part of The Road to Financial Wellness blog tour. The Road to Financial Wellness is a three-month, grassroots campaign promoting financial empowerment on a national level and encourages people to …

The Difference Between “The Good” and “The Best”

June 9, 2016 – 7:52 am

This post was originally published in 2012 – one of the very first posts I published on The Frugal Farmer – but I find it very enlightening so I thought I’d give you a blast …

How Going To A Distance Learning College Kept Me Out Of Student Loan Debt

May 31, 2016 – 8:03 am

Good morning, frugal friends! Today we have another guest post! Carrie Lowrance from Freelance by Lowrance is sharing how she saved money on college costs by choosing a distance learning school option. 
As we all know, …

Getting Married: Should You Share Finances?

May 27, 2016 – 8:14 am

With wedding season on the horizon, I thought it might be a good time to talk about marriage and sharing finances. There are a host of differing opinions on this subject – and for good …

Reclaiming Your Wealth $1 at a Time

May 26, 2016 – 6:45 am

Greetings, frugal friends!!  Today we welcome this guest post from fellow personal finance blogger Elsie, who blogs over at Gundo Money. Always nice to have the fresh perspective of a young person around here. Enjoy! 
Back …

How to Find the Best Home Equity Loan Rates

May 23, 2016 – 6:00 am

We’re pleased to share this guest post (with my thoughts) from our friends over at The Simple Dollar. No compensation was given for this post.
A home equity loan can be a convenient ways to get cash, …

12 Things You Need to Know About Your Money

May 18, 2016 – 6:20 am

So, I’m confessing off the bat that I’ve ripped off this post idea from Rockstar Finance. The short, but thought-provoking post needed an expansion – at least in my mind.
The fact of the matter is …

Should I Cosign on a Loan?

May 2, 2016 – 7:19 am

This is a question many people ask themselves on a regular basis. Or, rather, a question that others ask many people on a regular basis.
Given the fact that fully 47% of Americans don’t have enough …

6 Things You Might Not Know About Getting Out of Debt

April 28, 2016 – 5:25 am

Do you want out of debt bad enough to deal with the roadblocks, the emotional stresses and the lifestyle changes?
Is having financial freedom important enough to you to give up current habits and lifestyles?
Only you …

5 Developments That Will Impact the Auto Insurance Industry

April 28, 2016 – 5:00 am

Today we share a contributed post from fellow freelance writer Elaine Valarie. Enjoy!
In its simplest state, auto insurance protects motorists after their involvement in an accident. Different policies offer different coverages, with liability car insurance …