Hiking, cycling, painting, and gardening are fun and popular pastimes. But is it possible to try a new hobby while sticking to your budget? This post shares great tips as well as justification to try something new.
Are you tired of the stress of living paycheck to paycheck? Learn how to save $500 quickly and escape the cycle once and for all.
If you pay attention to the news, you’ll likely hear story after story about how the world is going to hell in a handbasket. Just open a news website and you’ll notice that about eighty percent of the headlines are negative. But if you zoom in and look at real people, living real lives, you’ll […]
For many people, a dream vacation is just that, a dream. But what if I told you that the amazing place you’ve always dreamed of is attainable? Sure, it takes some planning, budgeting, and discipline. But I assure that you can get there. Probably more quickly and easily than you think. How We Started […]
At the beginning of each year, half of Americans resolve to make big changes in the New Year. By the end of the first month, forty percent have given up. I cover all of the reasons for this in my book, Resolution Reboot. Of them, one of the biggest obstacles is that we focus too […]
Welcome back to my series on building a foundation to have the freedom to follow your dreams. I introduced the idea behind this foundation in Part I. If you missed it, you can go back and read it here. So far, I’ve covered the first element of the foundation – Good Health and the second […]
Throughout our lives, we’ve all made sacrifices. We’ve given up one thing to obtain another. Some of us have given up sweets to lose weight or cut spending to get out of debt. When we sacrifice, there’s an obvious goal we’re aiming for. In the beginning, it’s difficult to see how these sacrifices could transform our […]
Personal finance can be one of the greatest sources of stress in our lives. Nearly two-thirds of Americans are said to be living paycheck to paycheck. While these statistics are frightening, there is hope. Over the years my husband and I have watched countless people (including ourselves) find financial peace. It’s possible even on a […]
How would it feel to be free? Free to chase down the opportunity of a lifetime? Free to spend more quality time with your family? Free to stand up to that bully of a boss once and for all? Freedom isn’t just for trust fund kids or lottery winners. Freedom is available to anyone who […]
It happens to all of us. Everything’s going according to plan and BAM, we get the shocking news. Whether it’s a layoff, a breakup, or illness, these unwelcome changes can be devastating. Change is one of my favorite topics in the life skills classes that my husband, Jer and I teach. Someone once said […]