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 🙂 […]
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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.
Have you ever realized how much it can cost you just by not paying bills the right way? By understanding how to avoid certain bill paying mistakes, you can actually save yourself money when you pay a bill rather than waste it. While I was in college, I worked with a particular company that I […]
It’s 5:00pm, your husband is almost home from work and even though you had every intention of having dinner on the table when he walked in the door, life got in the way and you didn’t get to it. You open up the fridge and stare inside for 5 minutes hoping something will jump off […]
This post was updated on June 20, 2018. I am a slave to debt. This is difficult for me to admit, but it’s the truth. And I will continue to be a slave to debt until it is all paid off and my finances are freed. Although at this moment it seems like a dream […]
Raise your hand if you’ve heard this before: “Debt is always going to be a part of life and that is OK.” Are you someone that believes this to be true? When considering how expensive some things are (cars, houses, school, etc) it is totally understandable to believe that we will forever owe payments in order to have any of these things. But is there another way?