I have talked before about how I learned so much about managing money from working at a bank. One thing of value I learned is how important it is to see a banker at different life stages (aka the financial life cycle). Depending on what you are doing and your circumstances at the time, you […]
Wouldn’t you love to be able to call yourself an expert money manager? An expert money manager is someone who takes their personal financial management seriously. It is someone that is control of their finances and their financial future. It is someone that tells their money where to go instead of their money telling them […]
I’ll never forget my nephew once asking my sister, “Why don’t you just go get a gift card to buy [whatever the item was] so you don’t need any money.” Aha! As if you can just pull a gift card off the shelf and use it with no questions asked. The ignorance is adorable 🙂 […]
How many times have you heard that one of the best things you can do to save money is to forgo your morning Starbucks coffee run and make coffee at home? I have heard it soooo many times. Lately, I have seen a lot of social media comments from people about how they are so […]
The other day a friend of mine was telling me she recently had company over and needed to make dinner for everyone that was there. To her relief, she just happened to have everything she needed to make minestrone soup and didn’t have to leave her company to go to the store. This got me […]
Have you ever found a recipe that you wanted to make right away but you were missing one or two necessary ingredients? Who wants to go to the store for just one ingredient? There are certain items I like to keep in my pantry that are very common staples in many recipes. This way, when I spontaneously come across a recipe I want to make, I often already have the ingredients on hand!