Author Archives: Holly

2019-A Year of Creating My Empire

If you’re one of the 12 people that regularly read my blog then you’re probably already aware that I’m a bit of a nerd. I love journals and planners, checking my budget, creating to-do lists, writing, and making big plans … Continue reading

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2018 Recap and Looking Forward

I truly can’t believe that we’re just days away from 2019. I’m still working on my 2019 Goals and Resolutions but I personally think you shouldn’t look forward to a new year before checking in on how you did with … Continue reading

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Should You Take That New Job?

Remember how I said I was going to be more Bold this year? I thought my big Bold moment came when I invested a fair amount of money into a blogging course. You know how frugal I am and especially … Continue reading

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5 Ways Being Disorganized is Costing You Money

My closest friends and relatives are probably going to get a real kick out of this post. My house, work desk, life, etc., is never the most organized looking thing around.  I’m just not ever going to be one of … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Celebrate Christmas on a Shoestring Budget

  Christmas is a little less than 7 weeks away. It shows up on the same day every single year but I’m sure I’m not the only one who has ever (always) found themselves a little unprepared for the extra … Continue reading

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How To Pick the Perfect Part-Time Job

  I currently work two jobs and have done so for almost two years now. The decision to work two jobs was primarily due to the fact that we lost nearly $1,900 a month over a two year period.  I … Continue reading

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Life Insurance and The Day My World Collapsed

  Insurance-it’s a crazy thing. It’s the one thing you pay for and pray that you don’t have to use. Auto insurance protects our cars, home insurance our houses, health insurance our health and wellness…and then there’s life insurance. This is … Continue reading

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September Update and Let’s Try This Again

I let my habit of setting monthly goals slip for quite a few months until I realized I was feeling uninspired in life. I felt a bit adrift and didn’t like it so I decided to start back up with … Continue reading

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6 Things My Kids Pay

Personal finance is called that for a very good reason. It’s personal. What works for me might not work for you and vice-versa. Someone reading this might be a dual-income, no kids family (DINK), or you might be like me … Continue reading

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September 2018 Goals

As promised, here’s everything I’m going to accomplish this month. Help keep me accountable please!! I’m not sure who said this first but it’s one of my favorite quotes: Don’t think about what can happen in a month. Don’t think … Continue reading

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