budgeting

7 Financial Pitfalls to Avoid

I’ve made plenty of financial mistakes in my life. In fact, I’m still trying to correct several of them. I’m...

Budgeting for Back to School

Where did the summer go? The first day of August rolls around and suddenly we find ourselves in “Back to...

Pros and Cons of Merging Finances with Your Spouse

When my now husband and I first decided that we wanted to buy a home together (we were not yet...

Budgeting as a Couple: How to Make it Work

Money plays a huge role in all of our lives, but it can become such a weird, complicated subject when...

Start Saving for Christmas…Now!

It’s amazing how fast a year passes when you are busy! As we settle into 2018, we can look ahead...

How to Deal With Change

Change is an unavoidable part of life, and how people deal with change differs from person to person. Some welcome...

How to Budget and Still Stay Sane

We know the basics of making a budget. Seeing it on paper is one thing. You feel organized, ahead of...

Where Does All Of Your Money Go?

I’ve never considered myself to be “rich”, at least as far as money goes.  But since I am now retired...

Surviving the 20-something age weddings and babies

In the 20-something age range, it seems as though everyone around you is either getting married or having a baby,...

Why Paying Yourself First Pays Off

You may have heard the phrase “Pay Yourself First” when it comes to money and budgeting, but do you actually...

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