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Welcome! I’m Kayla.

I help people like you who feel chained by your day job bet on yourselves.
I am here to push you to take risks and build a business you can be proud of.
You deserve to find happiness in your work and your life.

I want to help you turn your blog into a thriving business.
There is room in this virtual world to share, and you CAN be successful.

So, how can I help you? I’m glad you asked.
I offer one-on-one coaching to start your business on the path to success.

Business

Learn more about business as I share my best tips so you can start betting on yourself too!

7 Easy Ways to Decrease or Avoid PayPal Fees

July 16, 2018

But the one thing about freelancing that I absolutely hate (besides self-employment taxes) is paying PayPal fees.

PayPal fees are so irritating to me. I hate it when I send out my invoices for freelance work I’ve completed only to have a chunk of my income taken away by PayPal.

For the longest time, I wondered if there were any legitimate ways to help decrease PayPal fees so I could keep more of my freelance income. After a year of working my business online, I’ve come up with a few strategies to decrease my PayPal fees. Now I’m sharing them with you so you can keep more of your money too!

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Money

Believe it or not, money is the key to accomplishing everything you want in life. Follow along as I share my journey to get my finances in order. We can do it together!

Don’t Make the Same Mistake I Did! 5 Ways to Save Money on Student Loans

July 18, 2018

Save Money on Student Loans

If you’ve been keeping up at all with my personal debt updates, you might know that my student loan is the debt that’s on the chopping block right now.

I’ve been doing everything I can to get my student loan paid off ASAP.

Because I’ve come far in my journey with paying off debt, and because I’ve increased my income significantly over the past few years, I am hoping to have my student loan paid off in just a couple more months. Woohoo!!

I also feel super lucky because I didn’t have to take out nearly as much in student loan debt as many of my peers. I had some help from my parents to pay for college, and I also got scholarships and worked my way through school too.

But, not everyone has these luxuries. If you’re one of 40% of adults under age 30 with student loan debt, here are some ways you can save money on student loans.

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Blogging

Starting a blog completely changed my life for the better. Learn how having a blog can help you too!

Why I Think (Almost) All PF Bloggers Have Lost Sight of the Bigger Picture

March 19, 2018

A few years ago I got sucked in the world of personal finance bloggers. I was inspired and intrigued by the personal stories that were being shared about how to pay off debt, how to earn more money, and everything about people’s personal journeys. The blogs I loved most didn’t have posts like X Ways … Continued

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Life

Life is all about living. Learn how you can afford the things you truly want in life, like vacations, self-care, and a rocking social life, all because of value-based spending.

10 Frugal and Fun Activities to Beat the Heat

July 11, 2018

Beat the Heat

With temperatures across the country soaring into the triple digits at times, it’s easy to get tempted to turn on the air conditioning and hunker down inside until October.

But, you shouldn’t let the heat keep you from having a fun and relaxing summer. With a little bit of creativity, and sometimes some gumption, there are several activities you can enjoy to beat the heat without breaking your budget.

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