2018 EPIC Goal Setting Guide!!

New Year’s resolutions are lame!  I’ve gotta be honest, I am not a fan of resolutions because they are typically unrealistic and unattainable.  Folks are setting themselves up for failure on the onset.  I’ll tell ya one thing though, I love this time of year for so many reasons and one of those is planning Read More


Year-end Charitable Giving Guide

Hopefully, you survived Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday today… Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday and if you’ve been with me long, you know that I am a HUGE fan of giving!!  The holiday season is all about giving to others.  I love this time of year because of that.  It warms my heart Read More


Hit a Home Run with your Finances!

Today’s article is an excellent guest post by Roland Gardiner.  Roland and his wife are debt free and are currently working on their six-month emergency fund.  After paying off $60k in three years, this guy knows his stuff when it comes to managing personal finances.  Roland nails it with this article which will give you Read More


7 Things to Never Waste Money On

Achieving money goals is definitely about mindset.  Most of the time you have to live a lot differently than those around you.  Sometimes that means you make little decisions that could add up to something big.  It also means that you have to make choices about big purchases like vehicles or houses that are out Read More


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


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


How to Achieve your WILD Money Goals!

Whether you’re starting your emergency fund, paying off debt or saving for retirement or a house there is no doubt that achieving your money goals can be tedious.  While it is crazy satisfying to see that debt balance fall or your savings increase, the sacrifice and hard work can be a bit wearing.  It might Read More

Happy Birthday

Birthdays, Anniversaries and other Celebrations on the Cheap!

I love August!  The hubs and I both celebrate our birthdays and our anniversary is in August too.  In fact, today is Dallas’s birthday!  Happy Birthday, Babe!  With so much to celebrate, we could face some serious budget-busting moments. And I’m not going to lie, sometimes it’s hard.  I LOVE buying stuff for my hubs.  Read More


5 Reasons to Pay off Debt… FAST!

We are in full countdown mode to our debt free date.  20 days to go and we’ll have our debt behind us.  It’s been a wild ride, with tough decisions and sacrifice.  We’ve learned a lot, and while it hasn’t been the most fun we’ve ever had, it has been well worth it.  Now that Read More


7 Tips to not burst your Budget on the Fourth of July

I seriously love the Fourth of July.  It’s such a fun summer holiday that is sure to bring good memories of family fun and some good grub.  That’s a win, win in my opinion!  The Fourth of July can also be a real budget buster.  It seems like every year there are ample opportunities to Read More