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Anna Newell Jones

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Anna Newell Jones is the creator of the personal finance, Spending Fast®, and frugal living blog, AndThenWeSaved.com. When not being a cheapskate she photographs weddings and other amazing things with her husband, Aaron. You might recognize her from SELF magazine, Psychology Today, Good Housekeeping, The Nate Berkus Show, The Clark Howard Show, Dr. Drew, US News & World Report, CNN Money, Etsy, MSN Money, The Chicago Tribune, and Yahoo Finance.

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Denver, CO

Posts by Anna Newell Jones

8 Ways to Bounce Back from Financial Troubles
8 Ways to Bounce Back from Financial Troubles
When I was in the midst of my money problems I definitely faced anxiety and depression. I was worried about how I would have money for my bills and didnt know how to stop my bad spending habits which definitely cause my anxiety and depression to worsen. Nothing is more defeating than knowing you must change your ways but having no idea how to start. Sometimes, people don't acknowledge the toll that financial stress can cause and depression and anxiety are two serious manifestations of stress that should not be taken lightly. Luckily, there are things you can do to ease your emotions and adapt to a more positive outlook! Here are some of my favorite ways to bounce back after (and during) tough financial times.
7 Tips for Painting Around Your Home for Less
7 Tips for Painting Around Your Home for Less
I love using paint to spruce up the inside of our home. Its crazy how simply applying a few coats of paint can completely update the look of a room! With so many colors to choose from and tools that make DIY improvements relatively easy, painting can quickly and inexpensively give your space an instant pick me up. However, it can also get expensive if you don't plan ahead for your renovation. Here are some of my favorite ways to paint around the house and stay within budget.
Skip the Costly Afternoon Snack Habit by Increasing Your Level of Energy Naturally — Here’s How
Skip the Costly Afternoon Snack Habit by Increasing Your Level of Energy Naturally — Here's How
Is it 3:00 or is it just me? Once the clock starts rolling around to those afternoon hours I pretty much hit a brick wall and start opening all the cabinet doors looking for some stray candy or I start thinking about going out to get a cup of coffee. I have friends who religiously drink Cokes or Red Bulls or theyll hit the vending machines to get a candy bar. Here are 9 ways to naturally increase your energy while also avoiding a hit to the wallet every afternoon.
Don’t Let the Flu Keep You from Working — 8 Ways to Stay Well
Don't Let the Flu Keep You from Working — 8 Ways to Stay Well
This season there seems to be more headlines than ever about the increasing severity of the flu virus. Anyone is susceptible to catching the flu but it is the young and the elderly that need to be especially mindful of avoiding the virus since they are more likely to feel the effect of serious health repercussions if it shows up. Here are 8 ways to help ward off the flu so you can keep going to work and making that money.
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