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8 Shopping Mistakes to Avoid This Christmas

8 Shopping Mistakes to Avoid This Christmas

We all make mistakes. Some mistakes are more costly than others, and Christmas is a season where rational thought can go right out the window. If you put too much emphasis on food, candy, and gifts, you can miss out on the true meaning of Christmas. Christmas is the...

How to Survive the Holidays Without Going Broke

How to Survive the Holidays Without Going Broke

Christmas is my favorite holiday. I love buying gifts, decorating, giving extra to charities, and spending money on holiday activities. Even though I’m smart about it and save a little all year in a Christmas savings account, I always overspend.  It’s frustrating...

8 Ways to Get Quick Cash for Christmas

8 Ways to Get Quick Cash for Christmas

The countdown is on… it won’t be long until Christmas arrives at our doorstep. While it’s my favorite time of the year, it’s one of the worst times for my budget. The holidays can be stressful with all of the Christmas parties and festive events, and that doesn’t even...

We’re Screwed: A look back on our bad choices with money

We’re Screwed: A look back on our bad choices with money

Andrew and I sat down and added up our debt. It’s embarrassing. We were on a roll - in 2015 and 2016 we paid off almost $30,000 in debt. But we lost our focus. For the past four years, we’ve been pretending our money problems don’t exist. And it isn’t working. Bills...

Finally Get Organized: My Living Well Planner Review

Finally Get Organized: My Living Well Planner Review

I love planners. I couldn't tell you how much money I've spent on planners (not to mention the time I've spent setting them up!) only to find out they don't check all the boxes. Is getting meal planning, goal setting, budgeting, and monthly and weekly calendar layouts...

6-Month Recap & Net Worth Update

6-Month Recap & Net Worth Update

The first half of 2019 has been full of ups and downs, and it's been a rocky six months personally and financially. As it turns out, budgeting with an irregular income is harder than I thought. I miss the steady paycheck that having a 9 to 5 got me. But do you know...

How to Plan a Staycation without Blowing Your Budget

How to Plan a Staycation without Blowing Your Budget

As the weather grows warmer and the trees bloom, people emerge from their winter hibernation. With that comes the desire for travel and exploration. But if you’re living on a budget, far away destinations and all-inclusive resorts might not be an option. What if you...

Top Movies to Budget for this Summer

Top Movies to Budget for this Summer

Do you love the cinema? We do. And this summer will be packed full of great new movies! The only downside is the cost. It’s a bummer that going to see a flick costs so much. Ticket prices keep going up. The National Association of Theatre Owners reports the average...

5 Legit Work from Home Jobs with No Startup Costs

5 Legit Work from Home Jobs with No Startup Costs

We all have that fortunate friend who works in the perfect profession. It's well suited to their personality, has sufficient income to cover their expenses comfortably, is an ideal commute from their home, and offers intellectual stimulation with room to grow. Most of...

3 Easy Steps to Start a Blog and Make Money Online

3 Easy Steps to Start a Blog and Make Money Online

Starting a blog changed my life. Sounds dramatic, right? It's true. Earlier this year, I went from working full-time as an employee to making a living online. In case you're wondering, working from home and being your own boss is as awesome as everyone says it is....