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!
So you have finally created a monthly budget – good for you! You update it every month and adjust where necessary. But for some reason, you struggle to actually stick to it. Or maybe you haven’t even created a budget yet because you don’t see anyway you actually could stick to it. So why bother […]
I worked at a bank for 2 1/2 years and was surprised by a few things I learned there. To be honest, I never went into banks much my entire life. I would usually use the ATM to get cash and deposit checks. And of course now most banks offer a way to deposit checks […]
I contributed a post to Abrazo and Coze about helping children learn good money habits very early on. Please give it a read and if you enjoy it, share it! 🙂 It’s very common that many people don’t know how to manage their finances by the time they leave high school. Because of this, they […]
I believe that out of control finances is one of the biggest, and often overlooked, causes of feeling overwhelmed. We see more stress, couple fights, and depression when we’re in over heads when it comes to finances.