Last week I showed you how to figure out where your money is going with some simple tips to track it. Today I want to help you learn how to tell your money what to do by building a budget. Before we dive in, I want to let you in on a little secret. It’s […]
Ahhhhh, the magic of travel. We spend months dreaming and planning and when our dream vacation finally arrives, it’s over in the blink of an eye. So what if I told you that you could make those memories last by learning to linger? There are so many different ways to travel today. You could let […]
Are you among the millions of Americans in desperate need of a vacation but can never seem to scrape together enough cash? Maybe you make more than enough money, but struggle to save enough beforehand and end up putting it on your credit card. Perhaps you’ve already figured out the money stuff and need to […]
Who wouldn’t love to take longer trips? If only you had an unlimited travel fund, am I right? Here are three fun ways to cut expenses so you can start taking longer trips.
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.
When it’s time to plan something, are you the person who takes charge? Or do you step back and let someone else do it? While I’m a huge advocate of playing to your strengths, there are some skills we all need to learn at a basic level. And planning is one of those skills. If […]
I’m one of those people who struggles with decision-making. I’m wired to want all the details before I jump in. If I’m not careful, this can lead to paralysis by analysis. Then somewhere along my journey, I picked up this belief that decisions are permanent. If I chose the wrong job, I was stuck. If […]
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 […]
According to Statistic Brain, 42 percent of people who made resolutions last year vowed to get their finances in order. That made personal finance the second most common New Year’s resolution. Since most of us could benefit from setting aside a little extra cash, I want to share 103 ideas to help you save more […]
How did this past year go for you? Did you make measurable progress toward the resolutions and goals you set at the beginning of the year? If you were to write a year-end review, would you feel proud to share it? I’ll be the first to admit that creating lasting change in our lives is […]