Kristy Shaver, Writer

Raising two boys as a single mother, Kristy has unlocked the secrets to finding all of the best deals. She’s proud of the fact that despite being on a tight budget while raising her children, she and her boys always enjoyed the finer things in life. From gourmet meals made right at home to vacations and entertainment, if there’s a deal to be had – she’ll find it.

Kristy began writing at an early age and earned a scholarship to one of the top five colleges in the nation for journalism and academics. Aside from cooking and saving, she’s not afraid to get her hands dirty. From money-saving maintenance tips to do-it-yourself projects, she’s done it all and has written thousands of articles on how you can too. 

Catie Housman, Editor

Catie is a full time editor and proofer who is focused on keeping free of typos, errors and publishing on schedule. She is an avid DIY fanatic and bargain shopper who loves keeping up with store closings, sales and creative ways to pinch pennies. In her free time, Catie enjoys reality television, improv comedy and spending time with family.