On Overcoming Other People’s Opinions

On Overcoming Other People’s Opinions

Almost 80% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck. Y’all, ‘normal’ is broke. When people tell you that having a car payment is ‘normal’ and making minimum payments on your student loans is ‘normal’, they aren’t lying. That is what most people are doing. When you decide to forge a different path for your life, you are being abnormal.

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The Key to Saving Money on Food: Meal Planning 101

The Key to Saving Money on Food: Meal Planning 101

Wish you could spend less money on food every month? Groceries and eating out combined is one of the largest variable aspects of our budget. I don't think we are the only ones. That’s why figuring out how to spend less in this category is so important to me. If spending less on food is [...]

50 Tried & True Ways to Spend Less on Groceries

50 Tried & True Ways to Spend Less on Groceries

Are you having trouble keeping to your grocery budget every month? Or do you look at your grocery budget and want to spend less but don't know how? I've definitely been there.

Why You Need an Emergency Fund

Why You Need an Emergency Fund

We had just recently gotten back from a trip visiting my parents across the country when I got the call that my dad was having a heart attack. As you can imagine, it was devastating and scary. As a daughter, my first thought consisted of ‘how fast can I get there to be with my [...]

8 Foolproof Steps to Stress Free Budgeting

8 Foolproof Steps to Stress Free Budgeting

Do you ever feel like making a budget is making up numbers and hoping for the best? I know I did. When my husband and I first started budgeting, I was convinced that there was no way I could keep up with it.