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My 4 favorite money podcasts

My 4 favorite money podcasts

If you’re like me you love filling your workouts or house cleaning sessions with podcasts to make the time go faster. They’re a great way to escape with interesting conversations and fun stories. They’re also a really great way to grow in an area of […]

Budgeting for Beginners- A step by step guide

Budgeting for Beginners- A step by step guide

What do you think of when you hear the word “budget?” I used to think of how boring my life was going to be once I started budgeting. That the days of fun were officially over because I was living life on a budget. In […]

5 Money Lessons I learned in 2020

5 Money Lessons I learned in 2020

2020… that was a wild ride wasn’t it? Some people were more effected by the events of 2020 than others, but it’s safe to say we all had our world rocked in some way. As much as I would like to say I’m turning the […]

What we spent on Christmas this year

What we spent on Christmas this year

Well 2020 sure feels like it was 5 years long and 5 minutes long all at the same time. I can’t believe it’s already Christmas time again and yet this year feels like it went at a sloths pace somehow. This year for Christmas I […]

How to Host Thanksgiving Dinner on a Budget

How to Host Thanksgiving Dinner on a Budget

Thanksgiving is my favorite Holiday! I love the traditions, the family time, and, of course, the food! Hosting Thanksgiving can get expensive though, especially if you’re on a tight budget but it doesn’t mean it can’t be done, it will just take some planning. Here […]

5 Money Habits to Master

5 Money Habits to Master

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” -Unknown If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the course of my journey to get out of debt and set ourselves up for success financially is that it’s a marathon, […]

15 Cheap Dinner Recipes for when you’re starting or re-starting a budget

15 Cheap Dinner Recipes for when you’re starting or re-starting a budget

These past few months I’ve been watching our grocery spending creep up and up. I’ve narrowed it down to a few different reasons: -Increased cost in some foods (I can’t do anything about that) -Kids eating more snacks now that we’re home a lot more […]

What to stock your pantry with for cheap and easy meals

What to stock your pantry with for cheap and easy meals

One of the easiest ways to cut your monthly expenses is to take a look at your food budget. Obviously going out to eat adds up quickly but you’d be surprised how many homemade meals are still pretty pricey. Stocking your pantry with the right […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Grocery Shopping on a Budget

A Beginner’s Guide to Grocery Shopping on a Budget

How we cut our grocery bill in half I remember looking at our upcoming bills and not being sure how we were going to pay everything. If you’re reading this, you’ve probably been there. The money seemed to be going out way faster than it […]

The top 5 YouTube videos about money for kids

The top 5 YouTube videos about money for kids

When I was in elementary school I remember learning how to write a check, balance a checkbook and what debt was. That’s the extent of the financial literacy education I received, or at least all I can remember learning. Assuming our kids will get all […]