• The BEST September Budget Reminders

    This post was originally published August 28, 2019. It has been updated to include COVID budget tips. Where did the summer go?? I blinked and the sunscreen/pool toys/bike-riding days are practically a figment of my imagination again. It is suddenly time to head back to school, and get back into the rhythm of routine that gets lost in the summer. Let’s make sure that your budget is ready for the busy month ahead. Here are a few September budget reminders for the things you might forget! Fall Sports Life kicks back into high gear in September. You might be looking at dance, soccer, and swimming in the next few months…

  • 9 steps to pay your mortgage off fast

    9 ways to pay off your mortgage faster

    Last week we got deep into the world of mortgages, including what they are and how and when to get one! If you have questions, check that post out here for answers! This week I want to talk about one…

  • answering your mortgage questions

    Everything you need to know about mortgages

    I’ma be really honest. When we bought our house and signed our mortgage paperwork, I had NO idea what on earth we agreed to. Terms, interest rates, renewals – I didn’t understand a thing, I just knew that I wanted…

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

    August Budget Reminders

    The original version of this post was published July 26, 2019. 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…

  • Sinking Fund List to help you save more money

    The Top Sinking Funds to Add to Your Budget

    I’ve been thinking a lot lately about saving for the things I want to spend money on, and even the things I don’t! You may be saving for a vacation or a new car, or you may have pets that…

  • L is for Love - Money and Marriage

    L is for Love – Managing Money and Marriage

    First comes love, then comes marriage … then comes the inevitable fights about money and spending and saving and dang! This is hard! Finding your one person is hard enough, but then learning how to manage money together? No wonder…

  • burnout

    A few words about burnout…

    Burnout has become something of a buzzword of late, but if you find yourself tempted to skip reading this, I challenge you not to. The truth is, buzzword or not, burnout is a real thing that we are all at…

  • july

    July Budget Reminders

    Before each new month begins, you set up a fresh budget. A plan for the month ahead. (You do, right? If you don’t yet, read this now!) We have some July budget reminders to keep you focused and intentional this…

  • June Budget Reminders

    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…

  • Celebrate a Socially-distant father's day! June 2020 - father's day & social distancing quarantine COVID

    Socially-Distant Father’s Day

    You have your traditions: perhaps a yearly game of golf with dad or a backyard barbeque. This year, however, might look a little bit different. Depending on where you live, restrictions may change about who you can see and where…

  • Top Personal Finance Books of 2020

    7 Personal Finance Books to Read in 2020

    Today we are digging into some inspiring resources to help keep you motivated when it comes to your finances. These are books that I have read and love OR the ones on my list to dig into, recommended by top…

  • Tips to deal with setbacks - don't let a small mistake lead to disaster!

    Setbacks: How to bounce back and thrive!

    Have you ever had a goal you were working toward and fallen off track? Today we are going to give you the strategies you need to start again. These are tips to deal with setbacks, the how-to to get back…

  • K is for Kids - raising financially literate children. 9 lessons to teach kids about money.

    K is for Kids – Raising Financially Literate Children

    Today we are serving up nine lessons to help you learn how to teach kids about money – this is how to develop the habits they need from a young age to be successful with (and respect) their finances. Perhaps the greatest…

  • Welcome to May…and a brand new budget!

    You guys!! We are busting out May budget reminders and some tips on starting a new budget each month. Are you ready? Can you believe it’s nearly May?? It is amazing how quickly this year is going by – it…

  • Mother's Day from a distance - How to celebrate mother's day during quarantine

    Mother’s Day from a Distance

    Mother’s Day is just around the corner. And this year we are super limited on how we celebrate, because of the whole global-pandemic thing! But just because we can’t be together doesn’t mean mom’s don’t deserve a celebration! It just…

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