Tag: books

How to Get Free Books, CDs and DVDs Through Swapping

I recently picked up a few audiobooks from the library along with a book called, Retiring Well on a Poor Man’s Budget. While I’m not retiring any time soon – I thought it would be an interesting read. The book contains over 1,000 ways to stretch your income and “enjoy your golden years”. They list …

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End of Spring Book Giveaway

One of the benefits of having a personal finance site is that often times book publishers and authors gift us with their wonderful finance-related books. The downside to that is we cannot possibly read them all (nor keep em all). So, we thought we’d do a little late-spring cleaning and give them a new home! …

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How to Make Money by Self-Publishing a Book – Part 1

As our family works to produce multiple streams of income, one of the ways we’ve chosen to go about that is to publish some books.  We didn’t start out publishing to make money, honestly.  The story goes like this: When our oldest daughter was 11 years old, my husband got laid off from his job …

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How to Save Money By Using Your Local Library

In 2005, when we moved to our small subdivision, we decided to visit our local library to check out a few books. At checkout with our books in hand, we told the librarian we needed to get a library card, and that we were new to the area. Here is how our conversation went. 

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2 helpful books that will motivate you to get out of debt

It’s always helpful to hear other peoples stories about how they have gone from “rags to riches”. We think to ourselves, “if they can do it, so can I!” Here’s a couple of books I have found helpful and whose authors share their own personal struggles with debt. When I was first getting myself out …

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