How to Make Quick Cash for the Holidays

How in the heck is it almost November?!  This year has flown by!!  With October coming to an end, it’s time to start thinking about the holiday season! Most Americans will likely rack up credit card debt to cover their holiday spending, but I beg you, DO NOT do that!!  You’ll get a nasty bill Read More


How to Brighten Your Budget & Climb out of Financial Darkness

One of the most rewarding parts of Eat Pray Budget has been the people I’ve met. I’ve had the great pleasure of learning from some incredible folks and Sami Womack from A Sunny Side Up Life is one of them. I adore Sami, not just because of her awesome name 😉 but because of her Read More


Knockout your student loans for good!

The student loan debt crisis is real and it is getting worse every day.  I’m grateful that we paid off the last of my student loans in July but after paying off over $80,000 in student loan debt, I truly feel for those still working on paying for theirs.  My inbox has been flooded recently Read More


5 Tips to Successfully Negotiate Your Bills

Today’s article is another killer guest post by Alli over at financiALLI focused. She is recently debt free and is teaching how to negotiate your bills successfully!  Enjoy!  Negotiating your bills can be frustrating and time-consuming. Sometimes it is easier to just leave them alone and not go through the hassle. Trust me I’ve been Read More


6 Unexpected Things You Learn While on a Budget

Since money touches every aspect of your life, you learn a lot about yourself when you start to set some ground rules and tackle your money goals.  It teaches you what’s really important to you and to your family.  Budgeting teaches you what you can live without and how to be frugal.  You learn how Read More


Spontaneous Spending Without Breaking Your Budget

There’s a first time for everything right?!  I am so excited to turn the blog over to Alexis Busetti from over at Cistern and Grove today! She’s breaking down how to handle spontaneous spending and still maintain the budget.  Enjoy! It’s happened to all of us.  The spending plan for the month ahead is all Read More

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Epic Blogging Hacks!

It has been just about a year since I started working on building EPB.  Saying that out loud is bittersweet.  I feel like it was just yesterday that I was considering blogging and then at the same time it feels like it has been years.  Blogging has been such a blessing, a challenge and a Read More