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6 Things Every College Student Should Know About Money and Adulting

  July 13

Adulting: it’s hard. I’m now 30 years old, and I’m still overwhelmed by the days I have to #adult with the best of them. Back when I started college, there were so many things about life and money I didn’t know. In fact, it’s hard to believe it’s been about 8 years since I finished … Continued

How One Entrepreneur Left High Finance to Help the Little Guys Win With Money

  June 19

Every now and then on the blog, I like to do what I call an entrepreneur spotlight. I love talking to other entrepreneurs, especially women entrepreneurs, and learning how they overcame obstacles to build their businesses. Today, I’m sharing an interview I did with Shannon McLay, a financial expert who hosts an award winning podcast … Continued

Reflections on 7 Years of Blogging & Turning 30!

  May 25

Last week was a big week for this blog and me! I celebrated Mothers Day on May 14. My blog turned 7 years old on May 17, and I turned 30 on May 19. It was a week full of celebrations where I got to enjoy my hubby, my kids, and my work. The hubs … Continued

5 Things My Grandpa Taught Me About Living Life to the Fullest

  March 28

A few days ago, my grandfather passed away. It was not unexpected because he had been sick for a few years, but it’s still hard. The main word I think of when I think of my grandfather is fun. He was just a really, really fun person. He had a bit of a wild streak and … Continued

3 Life Lessons I Learned from Joanna Gaines

  March 17

This week, I finished reading an incredible book that really surprised me (in a good way). Like millions of other people, I love Chip and Joanna Gaines and their hit TV show, Fixer Upper. So, I wanted to read their book, The Magnolia Story. I patiently waited on a list of people at my library to get … Continued

That Time I Found $231 In My Basement

  March 7

Yesterday was one of those crazy days that was full of highs and lows. In the morning, I talked to my accountant, Eric, who told me my tax bill was going to be about $2,000 more than I was expecting. Womp. Womp. One day I’ll get my business tax estimations right, but this year’s miscalculation … Continued

3 Ways to Travel the World for Free

  February 16

If this blog has proved anything over the past few years, it’s that you don’t have to spend a huge amount of money to travel. The hubs and I are major fans of seeing new places. It’s one of our most favorite things to do in life. We even lived in the Caribbean for three years … Continued

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
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