Emergency Food

Hey Rose, This boat has a leak!!!

Have you ever thought of your budget as “having leaks”? Did you know that businesses have been counting on your spending leaks for years? Next time you want into a convenience store take a look around the register. What do you see? Let me help you…. Do you need that lighter? What about that 2 […]

Rate this:

Who are we and why are we here?

For a while now I have been writing posts for this blog, telling people about money, budgets, finances, mortgages etc. Today it occurred to me that some people reading this may have no idea who we really are… We are Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Central Oklahoma. We are a non-profit credit counseling agency…But wait…We […]

Rate this:

Raising a productive garden in the Oklahoma Weather

You may wonder “What do gardens and Budgets and credit counseling have to do with one another. I’m glad you asked!! 🙂 When I was a kid, my grandfather raised all kinds of vegetables around his Duncan Oklahoma home. I remember working long hours out in the garden with him thinking “im hoooooooooot” and “I […]

Rate this:

Not one penny. Welcome top Scrooge week!!

Last week Tressa, one of my CCCS co-workers began talking about an article she read where people didn’t spend any money over a period of time. We decided since we are credit counselors and talk to people about spending leaks, budgets, credit reports and debt all day…We could do this with our eyes closed!! She […]

Rate this:

The Maddening Battle for Your Grocery Dollar

Where do I go to make the most of my grocery dollar? I mean I really need my Twinkies and milk, but how can I get them without breaking the bank? In Oklahoma City we have a pot luck of stores: Aldi, Whole Foods,Wal-Mart, Sunflower Market, and the list beats on. Just taking a rough […]

Rate this:

Stand up and be strong in your frailty

Being a bankruptcy counselor we hear a lot of sad stories and some are just unbelievably painful. It is hard to really know where to pull the strength from to dust yourself off and carry on. “What is the next step I should take? Maybe it is better to just do nothing” Now you’re in […]

Rate this:

Why are you sweating…It isn’t summer yet!!

Hello world. Well, according to my phone it is a chilly 92 degrees outside right now. Burrrrr… Now I need a blanket. In my hometown of Duncan Oklahoma they are calling for 109 degrees. They tell me tomorrow is the first day of summer. That means it is still springtime!! Well that makes all these […]

Rate this: