The Surprising Way We Paid Off Debt and Escaped Poverty {While Still Earning Degrees}

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A Surprising way to pay off debt and escape poverty while still earning degrees! Great advice for low-income families struggling to make ends meet.

This post was inspired and sponsored by Domain.ME, the provider of the personal domains that end in .ME. As a company, they aim to promote thought leadership to the tech world. All thoughts and opinions are my own. When we got married, my husband and I didn't have much more than some basic pieces of furniture and a roof over our head. We both were part-time employees, working low-paying jobs on our respective college campuses.  And thanks to paying (aka charging) most of our wedding related expenses ourselves, also had over $8,000 in credit card debt as well as tens of thousands in student loan debt. Our financial situation ...

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What Low-Income Parenting Taught Me

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Every mother has a story: the one that defines her and her mothering. For me, my journey into motherhood is marked by low-income and financial struggles, and has in many regards shaped the type of mother I am today.My husband and I gave birth to twins as we were graduating from college and we were broke, in debt, and unemployed. Therefore, the first few years of our parenting journey were not only doubly hard because we were blessed with twins, but also because we had so little money to our name, even after my husband found employment. We struggled to meet minimum payments on credit cards each month and pay for all of our other ...

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Where and How to Get Free Diapers

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What a great list and resource on knowing where and how to get free diapers! Every little bit helps save money on baby!

Oh, crap. Literally. Your child has done his business but you are out of clean disposable diapers. And you also are unfortunately tight on cash and know you will end up coughing up a few dollars for a small pack of diapers instead of the nice big box, even though you know they are much more expensive per diaper than what the larger box offers. Sometimes you just wish you could get a little handout, a little help, now and then and get some of these never-ending diapers for free. But, how to get free diapers? Can you really get diapers free? And where can you get free diapers? Because diapers are a basic health and sanitation ...

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