Important Budget Categories for Every Family

I’ve known for a while now that there are suggested budget categories and percentages to income for each category.  Why it has taken me so long to write this or compare our budget to the suggested percentages is beyond me.  We recently did a no spend week which sparked my curiosity.  I learned during that Read More


Book Review: Your Money God’s Way

One of my last articles of 2017 was my reading list for the New Year.  I was, and still am, excited to dive into some new books this year.  A few weeks ago I finished my first one of the year and thought I’d do a quick book review for those of you who are Read More


Do you have Negative Equity? Fixing it and Avoiding it for Good!

I have been so excited to share this article by Katie at Chain of Wealth.  The lessons Katie learned are valuable for each of us as we navigate the sometimes difficult decisions with our money.  Without further delay, here is her excellent article on negative equity with an important lesson on co-signing on a loan.   Read More


6 Tips to Build Your Emergency Fund Fast

One of the best ways to get your finances in order is to get an emergency fund in place.  With an emergency fund, you no longer have to rely on your credit card or overdraft protection to cover those unexpected expenses.  And when you work your tail off to build your emergency fund, you’ll be Read More


A Practical Guide to Getting Your Finances in Check

Happy New Year! I hope you ended 2017 with a bang and can look back on the year with a grateful heart and joy at what you experienced throughout the year. Now that the holidays are over, it’s time for me to get back at it. I look forward to helping you thrive with your Read More