Taking care of the family (or your personal) finances is a very important responsibility. And if you are the one that normally handles that part of the house, then you know how everything involved with it can really pile up if not done on a regular basis. That is why there are three things I […]
Couples having separate bank accounts is pretty trendy at the moment, especially among millennials. Many of them seem to be ditching the traditional route of having joint checking accounts and opting instead to keep their finances separate. But is this really a good idea? While there are many arguments for it, my opinion is that couples […]
That’s it – you are tired of debt collector calls, living paycheck to paycheck, and just how much of your monthly income is going toward paying what you have borrowed on credit cards. Or you’re tired of seeing friends taking vacations every year while you can barely make ends meet. Or you just don’t want […]
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 🙂 […]
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!