• Back to School on a budget

    head back to school on a budget - 7 tips to save money on clothes & supplies

    You know it’s coming. The commercials have been irritating us all summer long, and I think Costco has already finished up with school supplies and moved on to the upcoming holiday seasons! That’s right – back-to-school is nearly here! For those of you in the states, I am probably a little too late with this post; I think you mostly start in August? But in Canada, most schools start the first week of September, so hopefully, I can still help my Canadian friends! Whether it is clothes or supplies, the costs of this time of year can certainly add up…

  • Power of Success - a day of inspiration and fire-lighting!

    The Power of Success – Part One

    Well, it has been nearly a week since I spent the day with Rachel, Tony, Phil, and Molly – to name a few – and it has taken me this long to let the inspiration roll around in my head…

  • August budget reminders to keep you focused and intentional heading into the new month!

    August Budget Reminders

    I was going to take this week off from posting, but then yesterday I bought something at Costco and realized I needed to let you know! (Plus, there is a new month just around the corner and I wanted to…

  • These 9 money habits are holding you back. Read to find out what they are, and how to correct them and start winning with your money today.

    Are these money mistakes holding you back?

    When you think about your finances, do you get a sinking feeling in your stomach? If the answer is yes, then I bet there are money habits that are holding you back. Since I was a teenager and read “7…

  • How to keep track of your money - and make it work for you! From bullet journals to online trackers - check out all the great ways you can keep track of your money!

    How to stay focused using these awesome debt trackers

    Whether you are paying off debt or building your wealth, keeping track of your goals is an awesome way to stay motivated. From bullet journals to spreadsheets, learn how to stay focused using these awesome debt trackers. As we moved…

  • Learn everything you need to know about sinking funds! What they are, why you need them, and how exactly to use them to get the most out of your money!

    Everything you need to know about sinking funds

    Maybe you have heard about sinking funds before, or perhaps you got here because you have no ideas WHAT on earth they are! Either way, we are going to break down all the details you need to know about Sinking…

  • 15 easy tips to save $1000 quickly

    15 hacks to build your emergency fund – FAST!

    Last week we broke down the ins and outs of Emergency Funds. If you still aren’t sold on the idea of having a buffer of protection between you and a burst pipe, check out that post here! (Plus grab our…

  • Why you need savings in case of emergency - and how to use your budget to get your emergency fund started fast!

    In case of emergency… Why you need an emergency fund

    I don’t think I’m alone in not having had an Emergency Fund for the past 35 years of my life. I read recently that 21 percent of Canadians have less than $1000 put aside for emergencies. 21 percent!! Until last…

  • Check out these June budget tips to get intentional with your money and rock your budget!

    Get Intentional – June Budget Tips

    YOU GUYS! How is it already nearly JUNE? These past months have gone by in a blink, and I cannot believe that May is almost over! As you get ready for the new month, I want to remind you of…

  • Spoil dad this father's day without spending a fortune - gift ideas for each love language - stick to your budget

    Show Dad the love this Father’s Day

    Hands in the air if your dad (or any guy in your life) is one of the tougher people to shop for? Gah. Me too! My dad and my husband are tricky, and even more so when we have the…

  • 8 easy tips to get out of debt and change your life forever

    Tips for getting out of debt as fast as you can

    Getting out of debt can be a scary idea. It’s not always easy, and for some of us, it can feel like climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. I’ve stood at the bottom of a sixty-five thousand dollar mountain and felt beyond overwhelmed…

  • how to get out of debt and live the life of your dreams - learn about the snowball method and pay off debt quickly

    The absolute best way to get out of debt

    Are you in debt? Struggling to make your minimum payments and wondering how you are ever going to get AHEAD? Do you feel stressed, anxious, angry, or frustrated by your financial situation? Dang, I’ve BEEN THERE. Flashback a few years,…

  • How to start a budget that will change your life

    I know for some of you the word budget strikes fear into your heart. But what if I told you it isn’t hard? A budget doesn’t mean the end of fun and restaurants and shopping? What if I told you…

  • How you can cut back on spending to save more money

    Spend less to save more

    When we first started using our budget intentionally, our goal was paying off all of our debt, as quickly as we could. Every month that went by with us carrying balances on our debts meant more interest we were paying…

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