We all know that we have too much stuff... But, we just don't want to deal with it because it is too much work, way too time consuming, and you would rather be doing something else. Sound familiar? I am human, too, and have fallen into the same trap. I get it. Over the years, we have accumulated way beyond what our houses can hold, more things than we need, and so many duplicates that we … [Read more...] about Our Journey to Own Less Stuff After 6 Weeks Without Our Things
Saving money is the basis to financial freedom. However, most people don't save.
Learn to pay yourself first. Learn to save money.
Money Bliss can help.
In order to stop living paycheck to paycheck, you must learn to save. Yes, that concept may seem backwards.
However, by saving money, you are setting money aside for a future use. Don't think of saving as a punishment. It is a reward of hard work and effort!
Commit to save money! Don't delay. Your future will thank you.
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Saving money falls into six of the ten Money Bliss Steps.
Specifically Money Bliss Steps #2, #3, #5, #6, #7, and #9.
Some might argue that saving money could be included in Money Bliss Step #8 depending how you choose to pay off your mortgage. Obviously, saving money is crucial to your financial freedom and success with money.
Saving money is a priority in all of the Money Bliss steps.
Learn the Money Bliss Steps for Financial Freedom.
If your ultimate goal is live financially free, then you need to stay focused on saving money for future use or you may fall victim to living paycheck to paycheck.
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Many of the cash back apps started in 2012. At first, many people thought they were a trend and weren't going to stay around. Or they were too good to be true. Either way, I figured why not; let's give them a try. I guess you could call me an early adopter. Fast forward, I have earned over $1,400 in the first 4 years! That is $350 a year. … [Read more...] about Best Cash Back Apps for Groceries – Make Money Instantly
In order to become debt free, you need a certain mindset to do it. A debt free way of living. Just going along your merry way isn't going to change the amount of debt you have or the amount of debt you are accumulating. These must needed traits will help you become debt free and for debt free living! We have been debt free for many years (except our mortgage and that is slowly shrinking … [Read more...] about 7 Simplistic Habits Needed for Debt Free Living
When I think of thrifty, I think of my great aunts. It is something I saw whenever I visited. It wasn't something that they specifically taught. It was just how they went around life. They made sure every single last piece of everything was used to the fullest extent. That is where I learned what a thrifty lifestyle was (without even realizing it until many years later). A thrifty lifestyle … [Read more...] about Why a Thrifty Lifestyle is Something You Need Today
Contemplating what to do with your tax return? The average tax return is typically about $3000. What are the best ways to spend my tax return? One side of the coin would be to save it - just like any prudent, well-meaning adult would do. On the flip side of the coin, it would be to blow it, let the reins loose and enjoy a little bit more than normal. Don’t worry… Every other … [Read more...] about 7 Humorous Ways on How NOT to Spend Tax Refund (Yet they happen)
This is probably one of the top questions I get all the time... Should I pay off debt or save money? There is a very clear answer on what you should do. We just need to make sure you have a few things in order first. The one (big) thing we learned before our successful attempt to pay off our debt is we were trying to accomplish everything at once. It was very difficult to make progress on … [Read more...] about Should I Pay Off Debt or Save Money – Yes!