Category Archives: Money

January Update and February’s Focus Challenge

Wow, seems like we just rang in the new year and now it’s already February. I did good on some things in January like blogging regularly and drinking a little more water. Some things weren’t so great. I didn’t get … Continue reading

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5 Small Changes That Can Save You Some Serious Change!

  I am all about being frugal. Let’s be honest, it’s been a necessary way of life for me for quite awhile. I love hearing frugal tips but I am not going to the extreme like some people do. These … Continue reading

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How to Budget When You’re Broke

I’ve been interested in personal finance for a long time. This blog actually started after realizing I might as well try writing my own after years of reading numerous financial blogs. I figured my love of writing and having a few … 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 2 months away. It shows up on the same day every single year but I’m sure I’m not the only one who has (always) found themselves a little unprepared for the extra expenses … 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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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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Budgeting-It’s not a four-letter word

This post was originally published in February 2017 but I felt it is worth a reprint. Okay, so I will admit that I am a bit of a numbers geek. I love playing around with numbers and creating my budget … Continue reading

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