My Secret to Saving Money

My Secret to Saving Money | The Halfway Homemaker

My secret to saving money is simple – I track how much I spend religiously. If you find that you are always in the position that you have more month than money, you might need to spend some quality time tracking your spending. The other component is to ensure that you know how much you are […]

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A Healthy Relationship With Money

A Healthy Relationship with Money | The Halfway Homemaker

This weekend was a minor triumph for my family, my daughter especially. My husband and I are passionate about having a healthy relationship with money. It isn’t easy, and sometimes we fail. But most of all, we try to instill in our kids that money is something to be respected. We instituted an allowance for […]

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5 Steps to Over $500 in Grocery Savings

5 Steps to Over $500 In Grocery Savings

Food is one of the biggest costs in our family. We spend an obscene amount at the grocery store every week and tend to eat out at least a few times a week. In an effort to keep my budget under control, I know the first place to save money is the grocery store. I […]

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How You Can Set Aside Money for Retirement Now

How You Can Set Aside Money for Retirement Now | The Halfway Homemaker

Retirement is always a big issue. There is a point when you would “like” to stop working. My husband and I are working towards early retirement, and the first component to that is making sure that you set aside money in retirement accounts. Jackie Beck from TheDebtMyth.com discusses how you can set aside money for retirement […]

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Financial Responsibility Week 4 – Savings

Financial Responsibility | The Halfway Homemaker

In working on becoming financially responsible, the 4 cornerstones need to be addressed. In week three of the series, we will be working on cutting costs. Once you know where your money is going, you need to work on trimming excess spending. After going through the process of setting goals, tracking your budget, cutting costs […]

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Financial Responsibility Week 3 – Cutting Costs

Financial Responsibility | The Halfway Homemaker

In becoming financially responsible, the 4 cornerstones need to be addressed. In week three of the series, we will be working on cutting costs. Once you know where your money is going, you need to work on trimming excess spending. I don’t know about you, but there are always places that we can cut. We […]

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