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  • About

    Updated 8/19/11

    Welcome to ChiefFamilyOfficer.com. I’m Cathy, and I’m a happily married mom of two boys ages 4 and 6. In September 2010, I quit my full-time job as an attorney to become a work-at-home blogger mom. It was a scary big step, but one we had been working toward for years, by paying off debt, shopping smart, and saving money.

    I started Chief Family Officer back in 2005, a few months after my oldest son was born. I was on maternity leave and my husband suggested that I might enjoy blogging. He was right! I’ve loved blogging from the moment I started, although my blogging style and my mission have evolved over the years.

    My current mission is to help you achieve financial freedom and family bliss, as my family is working toward the same goal.

    What is financial freedom? I define it as having enough money to do the things you want to do. In our case, financial freedom has meant having enough money for me to work at home, and right now it means having enough to pay for private school should we decide that’s the better route for our kids.

    How do you achieve financial freedom? I wish there was a quick or easy answer, but I don’t have one for you. Instead, what I can offer are money saving tips, daily deals, and strategies that work for me.

    Additionally, I love to share information about parenting and cooking. I publish new posts every day, and while I talk about what’s going on in my life, my great hope is that you’ll be able to relate to what I’m discussing and gain something from reading about my experiences. I love the comments that readers leave, because they teach me and add so much to the discussion. I hope you’ll join in, too.

    Regular features around here include daily roundups of the hottest deals and coupons, weekly Drugstore Game deals, and recalls of children’s products.

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    You can contact me at cfoblog [at] gmail [dot] com.