I just welcomed my second daughter into the world a month ago, and I am amazed once again at how something so small and sweet can disrupt our money. Newborns bring about a state of sleeplessness and disorganization, which makes it hard to stick to a budget and resist impromptu buys. If you’re experiencing the same thing, […]
Have you ever been in a financial rut, where you feel like you can’t get ahead? Do you feel like your financial systems aren’t working? Well, you’re not alone. Many of us find ourselves in a financial rut from time to time. It’s easy to get stuck, especially after complacency sets in. Old systems may no […]
Student loans are becoming the signature of our generation as droves of students are graduating with thousands of dollars in debt. At this point, the rising cost of tuition is making once affordable public schools hard to attend without taking on some form of assistance. The numbers prove it, too. According to the Project on […]
I just had my second daughter a week ago, and I forgot how amazing and equally draining a newborn can be. A new baby can make even the most frugal a spendthrift. However, there are three big purchases that I think every new mom should have before or right after the baby comes.
The days are getting longer, the sun is shining brighter, and everyone is thinking about airing out their houses and washing windows. Spring cleaning holds a different meaning for everyone, but usually involves a routine of once-a-year chores, purging, organizing, and refreshing. While you’re doing your spring cleaning around the house this year, don’t forget […]
When you’re on a budget or paying off debt, there are certain sacrifices you likely have to make. For me personally this means going out to eat less and being mindful of my spending when I’m with others. When you’re with your friends it’s easy to spend more, because you want to be agreeable and go with […]