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Paying off debt sucks! It's hard. But, there are a few things you can do to make it a little bit easier and help you pay off debt faster.

5 Things You Can Do to Pay Off Debt Faster

April 10, 2017

This blog post is part of the Pay Down My Debt (PDMD) blog tour, sponsored by US Equity Advantage. PDMD is a solution that accelerates debt payoff and helps consumers monitor their credit and make smarter purchasing decisions. If you’re looking to pay off debt find out how they can help. I’m going to honest … Continued

March 2017 Budget and Debt Results

April 4, 2017

A thought crossed my mind as I was writing this post. Will I ever be done sharing my monthly progress when it comes to saving and paying off debt? Sometimes I think I might stop sharing these posts once I’ve paid off everything except my mortgage. But, then I wonder how I can keep my … Continued

What do you do if you are a natural saver and your partner is a spender? Not agreeing on money can hurt a relationship, but it doesn't have to be that way!

What to Do When You’re A Saver & Your Partner Is A Spender

March 20, 2017

While that doesn’t mean you’ll be heading to divorce court soon, it’s never advisable to have added stress if you don’t need it. So what do you do if you are a natural saver and your partner is a spender? These tips should help! Openly Discuss Your Finances First things first, talk about your finances! … Continued

February 2017 Budget and Debt Results

March 7, 2017

Besides sharing my online income reports with you, these are my favorite posts to write each month. I’ve been especially excited lately as I’m getting sooo close to being free from my credit card debt. Once that’s done, I know the ball will be rolling quickly as I pay off my remaining debts (other than … Continued

Losing weight and paying off debt have more in common than you might think. Here are 10 things I've found in common as I work on both goals.

10 Things Losing Weight and Paying Off Debt Have in Common

February 28, 2017

I’m back on the wagon again. Since January 18th, I’ve been working hard to improve my health. My friend A and I have been tracking all of our food with the My Fitness Pal app, plus I’ve been drinking around 120 ounces of water each day. I’ve also been going to workout with my personal … Continued

Do you really want to know why you're broke? It's not because of the government, your employer, or your parents. Only you can change your finances.

The Truth About Why You’re Broke

February 21, 2017

Ok guys. Maybe it’s time for me to take a break from social media, Facebook in particular, because it seems to be leading me into a “ranty” mood. (It sparked my last rant a few months ago, too!) I’ve found that over the past few months, Facebook has become more frustrating than ever for me. … Continued

January 2017 Budget and Debt Results

February 6, 2017

The beginning of a new month means it’s time to take a look back at my spending and debt payoff from last month. It already seems like 2017 is going by quickly. We’re into February already and I’m not sure how it happened. I feel like my schedule has been overbooked with work, household chores, family … Continued

Money Fail: I Forgot to Cancel an Automatic Subscription

January 16, 2017

A few days ago, I logged into my online banking to check my balance. I login every day to account for my transactions and categorize them so my budget reports aren’t such a bear to put together at the end of every month. Most of the time there aren’t any surprises in my account. I … Continued

Learning to Invest Can Be a Great Money Maker

January 12, 2017

Working hard and getting paid is great, but investing that money wisely can be any easy way to make even more. Just putting your money in a bank account is never going to make you a fortune, frankly at current interest rates it’s not going to make you much at all ! So how does … Continued

December 2016 Budget and Debt Results + 2016 Recap

January 2, 2017

We have finally made it to 2017. I don’t know about you, but it really seemed like 2016 was dragging on and on and on there toward the end. I think it’s partly because after my fun fall of travel, I didn’t have anything super exciting on the books until after the new year. The … Continued

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