Here's how I paid off $18,690 in debt in just a few months. Try this method to accelerate your debt payoff plan!

How I Crushed $18,690 in Debt in a Few Months

[This post may contain affiliate links.  I may be compensated if you purchase through my links.  See disclosure.] I am in total disbelief that we managed to crush $18,690 in debt in just a few months.  It is such an amazing feeling, but unfortunately we still have a lot more to go.  I will tell you […]

Here are 10 of the best personal finance books I've ever read.

10 Life Changing Books on Personal Finance

[This post contains affiliate links.  I may receive compensation if you purchase through my link.  I only recommend products that I have personally tried and loved! Read my disclosure for details.]   Here are some of the very best books I’ve ever read on Personal Finance that are absolutely life-changing.  Each book has a unique […]

Why You DO NOT Want a Bigger Tax Refund This Year

If you’re getting a HUGE tax refund this year, you’ve made a major financial mistake.  You just gave the IRS an interest free loan.  Here’s how you can correct this right away.  Hint:  Your paycheck is about to increase instantly! You Should Never Aspire to Get a Bigger Tax Refund I used to be a […]

10 Ways to Save Cash Fast

Here are some excellent tips to help you save cash fast.  Whether you’re trying to establish your emergency fund quickly or come up with cash for another reason, these methods are tried and true.  We are saving over $4,320 this year by implementing some of these.  Let’s see how much you can come up with! Cut your […]

Why you should be tracking your personal net worth and how to do it! Grab your free printable Personal Net Worth worksheet!

Why You Should Track Your Net Worth

Of all the financial planning tools out there, your personal net worth is the easiest to track.  It’s a super simple calculation of Assets (what you own) and Liabilities (what you owe). Assets – Liabilities = Net Worth Your personal net worth statement can be extremely helpful to: Track the growth of your assets.  Cha-Ching. Watch […]

Learn how I launched a successful blog in less than 30 days. You can do it too!

How I Launched My Blog in 30 Days

[This may contain affiliate links.  I may receive compensation if you click thru my links.  See full disclosure here.] I am still shocked that I launched this blog in 30 days.  I didn’t try to rush it, I just felt ready.  I spent countless hours reading other bloggers’ tips on starting a blog, took lots of notes, […]

This is hands-down the best salsa recipe I have ever made. Simple ingredients and easy recipe!

Best Game-Day Salsa EVER!

The secret ingredient is… In anticipation of the big game this weekend–you’ve got to try this salsa recipe!  I literally could drink the stuff.  No really.  I LOVE SALSA.  The secret to better-tasting salsa is…wait for it…canned tomatoes. Seriously, I have my own kitchen garden in the back yard; I grow my own fresh tomatoes, onions, […]

Join me in the February No-Spend Challenge to accelerate your savings in 2017!

February Savings and No-Spend Challenge

I am going to try something a little different this year to reach my 2017 financial goals faster.  Ever tried a no-spend month–and failed?  Me too.  Every time.  I’m not throwing in the towel on this idea, just going to be a bit more strategic with the approach. I am declaring February a no-spend month for a […]

You still need an estate plan even if you're not rich. Especially if you have children. Don't be intimidated! It's easier than you think!

Estate Planning, Not Just for the Wealthy

Many people believe that you need to have a lot of wealth, or be a certain age, to begin estate planning.  It’s just not true.  If you own ANYTHING, you need an estate plan!  It doesn’t matter the value of what you own, or how old you are.  The value of your estate (all the stuff you […]

Learn how to invest your first dollar in 7 easy steps!

How to Invest in 7 Easy Steps (for Beginners)

Isn’t it scary investing your hard-earned cash for the first time ever?  Of course it is.  But it can actually be very easy.  I’m going to give you some pointers to hopefully remove all the anxiety that beginners often experience when putting that first dollar to work.  Follow these 7 easy steps to invest. Please […]