Cherie Lowe is known as the Queen of Free. She developed the reputation of freebies as she shared her story of debt reduction on her blog. Soon she was not only sharing money saving tips, she was sharing the heart behind why she and her husband Brian wanted to eliminate their consumer debt. And it wasn’t just a little credit card bill, they had over $127,000 worth of consumer debt.
We talk with Cherie about their decision to pull back in spending, pay off debt and how that plays out in their current budget. Marriage and money are a tricky thing. One of the largest sources of conflict when two people come together to make a life. Cherie has words of hope for those who might be having money “talks” (or fights) in their home.
Plus you’ll hear her practical tips like pulling things out of the grocery cart when your waiting in the checkout line that will make the dollars add up to big savings. You won’t want to miss this episode with Cherie. It is both practical and inspirational as we all try to be wise with our money.
Listen to our conversation with Cherie on iTunes here.
Some resources you heard mentioned on the show:
Cherie’s The Debt Free Devotional (freebie for our podcast listeners)
Some of Cherie’s money saving tips:
- When standing in line at the grocery store waiting to check out, find three items you can remove and not purchase. Cherie says there are always a few.
- Meal plan. Meal plan. Meal plan. It helps you save at the grocery store and reduces waste once you’ve made your purchases.
- Find ways to be generous with your time and your talents when you can’t contribute financially. This allows you to give without spending.