I’m the last person you might expect to be writing about gardening – this week on my blog the Family CEO I couldn’t help but call myself “indoorsy.” But not even I am immune to the charms of spring, and I’ve found myself flipping through gardening magazines and eyeing nurseries...
About Julie Mayfield
Julie Mayfield is a freelance writer and blogger who writes about everything having to do with personal finance. She shares money saving and debt reduction tips on her blog, The Family CEO. When she’s not reading or writing about money, you can usually find her hanging out with her friends and family and cheering on the Kansas Jayhawks.
Read more of Julie's money-saving tips below or view her other work at TheFamilyCEOblog.com....if you like Julie's work, check out the blog posts from another personal finance guru who contributes to this publication: Jenny Kerr
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04 Apr 2012
25 Jan 2012It’s clear: E-readers are here to stay. I’m dipping my toe in oh so slowly, reading most of my non-fiction on my iPad’s Kindle app. The longer e-readers are around, the more affordable they become. But the books you read on them are getting more expensive. Luckily, you can keep...Archived in Personal Finance
11 Jan 2012In the last 14 months, we’ve paid off $44,513 in debt, while paying $11,700 toward our mortgage. That’s a grand total of $56,213 of debt paid off in 14 months. We didn’t win the lottery. We didn’t come into an inheritance. Hardly. We simply got motivated and found ways to be...Archived in Dump Your Debt
21 Dec 2011If you still have Christmas shopping to do, you might have put off buying presents for those who are notoriously hard-to-buy-for. They have everything. They need nothing. They want nothing. Still, if you’re reluctant to go the gift card route, here are some ideas for those whose names remain on...Archived in Personal Finance
07 Dec 2011Medical costs can kill your budget, and prescription drugs are a big reason why. Prescriptions are available for so many conditions that even healthy people can rack up a big prescription drug bill. But no matter your budget or health, these five tips will help you save money on prescription...Archived in Bright Future
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