Filed under Low-Income

Why I don’t Suggest Welfare

Why I don’t Suggest Welfare

The stigma of using welfare benefits, because people make ignorant comments or give one dirty looks just because they need help feeding their family, there is also stress of dealing with the welfare system. It is not enough that you are in a situation where your family needs help. It is not enough that people … Continue reading

Low-Income and Living Deliberately

  Recently, I received correspondence from Fay Johnson, founder and editor of the new magazine deliberateLIFE. She inquired about my reading her magazine and sharing my thoughts with you, my readers. I immediately thought this was a good opportunity, and agreed to receive a free copy to read. I am pleased that I agreed.   … Continue reading

Curbside Pick-Up

Curbside Pick-Up

Here is a topic from one of Amy’s readers, which you can find on page 193 of the Complete Tightwad Gazette. We have picked up many great items using this system. Each spring, communities have this roadside pick-up thing that they do. This helps us to declutter our homes. One benefit to doing this early … Continue reading

This and That

I am currently working on what I will be giving at the holidays. It won’t be much. I have been bringing steadier income, which is great. I am starting to get caught up on bills. I wanted to share a couple of articles that I came across with you: Single Mom Savings: How to stretch … Continue reading


I do not do rebates. I remember beginning the rebate process many times an not finishing. Here is what I learned: I get bored with it easily. I am a packrat, so all of those UPC’s and whatnot just sort of hang around for months…or a year. They also take up much needed space. I … Continue reading

Low-Income – In the News

I am reading articles from online this evening, and thought that I would share them with you. Feel free to sound of on any of them that you would like. Shannon Welfare Myths Low-Income Elderly Housing Apply for Low-Income Apartments Huntington Homeowner’s Upset About Proposed ‘Low Income’ Apartment Complex