Money Q&A

Navigating money topics can be intimidating, investing seems out of reach for a lot of people and talking about finances can sometimes cause issues in a marriage. I’m here to tell you that money, saving and investing is more simple than you think and there are a ton of really helpful resources. I sat down […]

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How to Tighten Up Your Finances

Let’s face it, it’s a little scary right now with the virus. You may have lost your job, your partner may have lost their job, or maybe both of you were laid off. Maybe you had a nest egg prior to this and you’re feeling comfortable, maybe you’re using debt to float you, or maybe […]

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How To Do Halloween On A Budget

Halloween, just like any other holiday can put a real strain on your budget, so here are a few tips on how to still have fun but remain true to your finance goals. Find a costume that you can make or buy second hand Costumes are suppperrrr over priced so try to find a costume […]

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How to Talk to Your Partner About Saving Money

Talking about money has become a bit of a taboo in our society and it is one of the biggest issues that married couples experience. Typically, there is a spender and a saver. In my marriage I am the spender and my husband is the saver. However, over the years I have learned how to […]

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Grocery Shopping on a Budget

The #1 budgeting question I get asked is how I grocery shop on a budget. It can be so challenging to not only set a budget but stick to it as well. Here are a couple of things I do to stay on track and how we set our grocery budget. #1 Don’t shop hungry […]

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High Yield Saving Accounts

If you have a savings account then you’ve most likely received those bank statements that let you know that your bank has paid you interest on your account. A whole whopping 0.09% of interest, depending on your bank it can even be less. Geeeeee thanks…. Well I’m here to tell you that there is a […]

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Give me all the details!

So I’ve laid down a bit of foundation for how to get started with your budget, now it’s time to dig into the details! Patrick and I have been budgeting for about 3 years now and it has allowed us to save, buy a car in cash and prepare financially to pay off my student […]

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Let’s Talk About Budgets Baby!

A little disclaimer for this blog post, budgeting is going to look different for everybody I am sharing our story in hopes that it can guide you in creating your own budget. Another disclaimer, being strict with your finances is extremely challenging, it requires a lot of discipline and patience. There were two things that […]

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