I never wanted to spend much money on my wedding. Of course, I wanted it to be nice, and not a drive-through style wedding in a Las Vegas chapel. However, I never wanted to spend thousands and thousands of dollars. For a few simple reasons. The first reason was obvious. I always believed that in… (18 comments)

Utah. Dry summers. Cold winters. Snowy mountains. Expensive ski resorts. Utahns love their snow so much that they claim to have “The Best Snow on Earth.” I can argue with this statement. To say something like this means you are way too arrogant to my liking. Personally, I think the best snow on Earth is… (4 comments)

I was born in the Soviet Republic of Lithuania. My financial education was nonexistent for about two decades after my birth. Neither my mother, nor my grandmother ever talked to me about financial management. Money was not a taboo, it was just the way everyone was raised in our family: you lived from paycheck to… (28 comments)

This is a guest post from Andrea at So Over Debt, a single mom blogging about her journey to overcome years of overspending and a ton of financial mistakes. I’ll never forget the first time someone called me a spendaholic. I was in college and in the process of redecorating my son’s room. Every Wednesday… (15 comments)

I am currently on vacation. While I am enjoying my time off , some great bloggers, who are also my good friends, are keeping this blog alive. Enjoy their posts and make sure to check out their blogs. Believe me, these blogs rock.  Hi My Broken Coin readers! My name is Erika from the website From… (64 comments)

It is funny how sometimes something so mundane and boring like saving money can suddenly become fun, creative and even change one’s perspective on spending. No, I am not a reborn saver. I am still an impulsive spender, but something has changed me. Just a little bit. Suddenly, instead of getting my favorite latte every… (17 comments)