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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 we found an extra $500 in our already tight budget

How we found an extra $500 in our already tight budget

Have you ever had one of those months when you look at the expenses coming up and you look at how much you have coming in and you cringe? How are we going to make the numbers work this month? This month was one of […]

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 […]

34 things I know for sure

34 things I know for sure

Anyone else an Oprah fanatic?  As a kid both of my parents worked full time so after school Oprah basically raised me 🙂   I guess it’s better than what most kids home alone could be doing so I’m sure my parents couldn’t complain. Oprah has […]

Super simple Cash envelope system

Super simple Cash envelope system

2018?!  How did this happen?  As I thought about my own goals for the new year my mind started wandering and I wondered whey so many people start off strong in January but 3 weeks in have already conceded that this just “isn’t the right […]

Teaching your kids good money habits

Teaching your kids good money habits

I remember the first couple weeks after I had moved off to college like it was yesterday.  One of the most impactful realizations was living with a dorm full of strangers and seeing how differently everyone was brought up.  For the first 18 years of […]