4 Ways to Pay Off Debt by Year End

4 ways to pay off debt | Happy Simple Living blog

  Dear friends, We have about 10 weeks until the end of 2018. Isn’t that mind blowing? Here’s a challenge. What if we each do everything we can to pay …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

How I Trick Myself Into Saving Money

  Dear friends, I’m always looking for painless ways to stash money. The $5 Bill Savings Plan helps me save about $25 a month. I always look on the ground …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

Happy Simple Money: An Interview with Steve and Jan Berger

I’ve known Steve and Jan Berger for 11 years. I first met Steve, a writer, when I joined the Colorado Author’s League and he was the organization’s president. Over the years we’ve gotten to be …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

A Mini Money Diet to Begin the Second Half of 2015

Today begins the seventh month of 2015, a fact that amazes me. For those of you who participated in the January Money Diet, it’s been 181 days since we first …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

Could You Pay Off Debt in 10 Months?

All morning I’ve been thinking about debt, and how it drags us down. Debt is a drag on our financial health — not only the interest we pay for things …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

How To Remove a Sticky Label or Stubborn Price Sticker

Pity the poor security people who work at places like Ross, Marshall’s and T.J. Maxx. They must have had to deal with an epidemic of people switching price stickers on …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

What Are Your Top Financial Goals?

Personal finance is one of my favorite subjects to write about and research, and given the enthusiastic participation  by so many of you in the January Money Diet each year, …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

4 Happy Simple Ways To Avoid Debt

Dear friends, A few months ago I shared my own personal story about debt, and I thought you might like an update. In addition to retiring my credit card and …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.

Frugal Gardening, or How To Avoid $100 Tomatoes

Last summer was a tough year for growing tomatoes here in our Colorado garden. After buying six large tomato plants for the garden and lovingly planting them in soil I …

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About Eliza Cross

Eliza Cross is a full-time writer and the author of 15 books about food and home design. She has been blogging about simplicity and sustainable living since 2006.