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A Revolution

Quite some time ago Chris and I attended the Financial Peace University with The Baron and The Baroness.   We have been slowly working on "living like no one else" so that one day we can live like no one else!

We were headed in a pretty good direction and Chris was almost debt free before he lost his job.   We were able to move and reduce our rent, and have tried really hard to stick to our budget.   We both have our 1000 we can access in an emergency, and our slowly slowly chipping away at the debt snowball.

Things have been tight, but not so tight that we can't even leave the house, but tight enough that we are not really getting ahead or making any progress on my large bills (student loans).   We do alot of bargain shopping and second hand shopping when we need stuff, but we dont really care about that!

The other day I noticed quite a few people I know talking about this Coupon Class....I was intrigued, what is this.  Then I saw the results of their shopping trips!   HOLY COW....10 boxes of cereal for 11 bucks, a table full of toiletries and it all cost 16 bucks...she had a savings of 109 dollars!!!!!!!!    I started to google and found the class and a blog and this leads me to all sorts of stuff.   Why not, there is free stuff for the grabbing all over the place, you just have to look.

We even changed our cereal choice so that we could get a free movie ticket.....we were looking for the one with free milk on it but they didnt have it.      I also joined another site and they are going to send me free products in exchange for free word of mouth advertising.

I am going to have the coupon class here on a friday night, want to come?  


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