So what do you do if you’re spouse is a spender? Well today I am going to share some things that helped us.Read More
I say all the time, but it’s true: saving money isn’t always about the huge things you do, it’s often about the small changes you make that have a HUGE impact. Today I am going to share four common things you’re probably paying TOO much for and how to fix that.Read More
The truth is, buying a house might not be right for you. Today I am going to demystify the American dream — because home ownership is not for everyone. But first I want to say, if buying a home is your dream - go for it. But go for it with open eyes knowing all the facts.Read More
Ask anyone who has gotten out of debt or worked to change their families financial family tree and they will tell you that the very first thing you should do is get on a written budget.
BUT- the second, yet equally important thing is to build an emergency fund. Having an emergency fund will give you room to breathe, it will help you feel more in control and it is a huge part in conquering your financial fears and failures.
Some of these tips are very basic, it's not rocket science. But I wanted to give you an example of what worked for us.Read More
Are you looking for ways to slash your budget and start saving cash? Here's a list of 45 PRACTICAL ways you can start saving money. We're not reinventing the wheel here, but I hope to inspire you to take control of your spending.Read More
Has this ever happened to you? You sit down and make your budget. It's perfect. It's gleaming. Every penny is accounted for and then your kid gets sick, you realize you need to change your oil and your third-grader got invited to two birthday parties. Yup. Been there. (Only my child is five.)
Today I wanted to talk about 7 things you probably forgot to budget. Because we all do this at some point.Read More