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Year in Review- Our Biggest Money Wins and Fails this Year

Year in Review- Our Biggest Money Wins and Fails this Year

Are you a “2019 was the best year ever!” person or more of a “don’t let the door hit you on your way out, 2019!” kind of person? One of my favorite things to do at the end of a year is reflect on the […]

Why we’re pausing our debt snowball

Why we’re pausing our debt snowball

Yesterday was a great day. I hit “send” on my last payment for the first debt on our list of debt payoffs. It was a credit card with a high interest rate so I was more than happy to say goodbye to it. We have […]

Budgeting 101

Budgeting 101

Budgeting…. the word that makes people cringe more than watching a love scene in a movie you’re watching with your parents.    I get it.  I don’t like people telling me what to do.  So I certainly don’t want a piece of paper with some […]

How I’m doing New Year’s Resolutions differently this year

How I’m doing New Year’s Resolutions differently this year

I could live in the months of October-December for an eternity and just loop the magicalness that is Pumpkin spice latte season through Santa over and over. However, the time has come to clean up Christmas and start thinking about 2019. As you probably already […]

5 tips to save you money on Black Friday/Cyber Monday

5 tips to save you money on Black Friday/Cyber Monday

School is out for the week, we’re gearing up for Thanksgiving festivities, and, even if you haven’t already started, I’m sure you’ve at least thought about Christmas shopping.  As a kid I can remember circling my wish list items in the ads that came in […]

3 tips for becoming more money mindful

3 tips for becoming more money mindful

If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, one of the things you’ll hear from people who’ve been successful is “it’s not a diet, it’s a lifestyle.”  While diets can be successful in the short term, and it’s easy to get excited about them, most people […]

5 things you should start planning/saving for once the kids go back to school

5 things you should start planning/saving for once the kids go back to school

If you’re like me you thrive on the routine of the school year.  As much as I love fun summer adventures I can’t wait for them to be on a set schedule that I can count on.  With the new routine I know I have […]

What is your “One thing?” Pt. 1

What is your “One thing?” Pt. 1

I have a confession, I’m a recovering overhauler.  When I feel like things are out of my control I have a tendency to want to overhaul my whole life.  Like a “we’re all joining the gym and being a fit fam/only eating organic/doing a no […]

Costco is my love language

Costco is my love language

Do you love Costco like I love Costco?  If you go on a busy Saturday afternoon or the day before a major holiday, maybe not so much, but if you can go at a time where you get minimally bumped by the shopping carts of […]

6 expenses to get rid of now

6 expenses to get rid of now

Have you ever been in a place where you’re at a financial stand still?  You know you need to make some changes but you’re not sure where to start?  Sometimes the easiest place to start is by looking at what you’re already spending and making […]