Category Archives: Blast From the Past

Who Had The Most Financial Impact On You As A Child?

I’ve written about my frugal grandmother, and one might assume she would be the one who impacted me most as a child, but she wasn’t. She was a positive influence, and to tell you the truth I think I inherited some genes from her, but the person I feel had the most impact on me was my foster mother. When I was sixteen I lived with another family.   I was put to work to begin earning my keep and was… Read the rest

Blast from the Past – November 2008

Hello all my readers, and welcome to my monthly issue called Blast from the Past where I take a walk down memory lane and review some posts from two years ago here at Out of Debt Again. In November of 2008, Out of Debt Again was 14 months old.  In November I wrote 21 posts. The most popular post for this month, bar none is the L. Frances Caramels – The BEST Caramels which is a review for these yummy… Read the rest

Stores That Offer Layaway

Layaway was a popular way to buy gifts or clothing when I was a child. There were a lot of children in my family, I am the oldest of seven and my mother occasionally used this method to buy some articles of clothing as well as Christmas gifts. I even used layaway once as misguided and silly teenager, but I’ll tell you about that in a minute. Layaway seems to be making a comeback as I have been seeing commercials… Read the rest

Blast From The Past – September 2008

Welcome to this month’s edition of Blast from the Past!   Every month in this series I go back in time by two years and share the best posts of the month.   Let’s go, shall we? On September 2nd, 2008, I wrote about our Electricity Usage in August 2008, a big topic here at Out of Debt Again since we live in the Arizona desert.  Later in the month I shared Great News on the Electricity Front! On the 3rd I… Read the rest