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My 8 Step Plan to Get Back on Track Financially

  February 9

I’m sitting here in Starbucks today writing and watching the snow fall outside the window. I’m surrounded by a few other people who are working on their computers, and I’m sipping some tea. I should be relaxed, but I’m a little stressed. To be blunt, I’ve gotten off track financially, and I want my freedom … Continued

The #1 Mistake Women Make With Their Money

  February 2

Raise your hand if you’ve made a money mistake… Oh yeah, I see you waving your hand out there. Don’t worry; you’re not alone. I’ve been there too, more times than I can count. Got into credit card debt? Check. Took out too many student loans? Check. Didn’t read the fine print on an apartment … Continued

How to Buy Long Lasting Clothes For Your Kids For Less

  January 26

I don’t know about you, but I’m getting tired of my kids’ clothes wearing out. I mean I get it; they cannot keep their yogurt on a spoon to save their lives, so it’s no wonder I wash their clothes constantly. Is it so much to ask, though, that clothes not fade right away or … Continued

How I’m Going to Replace All My Makeup for Under $70

  November 9

Early this morning, I went to move the laundry from the washer to the dryer, and I noticed I somehow put my entire makeup bag into the washing machine. Literally, my whole bag of makeup with my brushes, foundation, mascara, eyeshadow, and even some nail polish went through a heavy wash in the washer (as if … Continued

Why We DIYed Our Taxes Our First Year of Marriage

  April 14

This post is part of the TaxAct #DIYtaxes blog tour which empowers you to take ownership of your finances by doing your own taxes. TaxAct provides the tools and guidance to help you confidently file your taxes easy and fast. Do your own taxes today at TaxAct.com. You got this.  It seems that life has gotten more complicated than ever over the past few years. After getting … Continued

4 Steps for a Successful and Cost Efficient Move

  March 31

This post is brought to you by You Need a Budget. Try their budgeting tool for free for 3 months (no credit card required – you know I’ve got your back!) I’ve been blogging for nearly six years now, and in that time, I’ve written about living in numerous different places, major life changes, and … Continued

This Is What Happened When I Spent $1,500 on Food

  March 7

Over the past few years, I’ve tried many different ways to reduce my grocery bills. There were times in my life, even recently, where I would try to spend only $250.00 a month on groceries. I wrote posts on how to spend $50 a week on groceries. It was hard, but at that time, I was trying to … Continued

Why Money is the Most Important Topic Imaginable

  February 22

I’m sure I’ll get some backlash from this post, from my declaration that money is the most important topic imaginable. So, let me just go ahead and shock you even further by saying I actually believe money is the most important topic in the world.  Hear me out. It’s important you know that I’m not advocating … Continued

Tutoring: Teach What You Know

  May 7

As I continue to work my way out of debt, I’m not above trying almost any side hustle at least once. I mean, even putting just a few extra dollars toward debt each month can really add up when you factor in the future cost of interest. Anyway, like I said, I’ve tried LOTS of … Continued

How to Afford Going Back to School as an Adult

  April 3

Presumably, you already know how to read, write, and do basic math. You already know the names and placement of the 50 states and their capitals, mostly… 😉 I won’t tell! At any rate, you have the bare minimum level of knowledge and skills to hold down most entry-level jobs, including the one you currently … Continued
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