It is that time of year. Camping! A time to escape the hustle and bustle for a little down time in the great outdoors. Take in the fresh air! Enjoy the starry nights! And enjoy Mother Nature and everything that comes with that. In case you have never been camping, surprises will always pop up during your time away. Last year, that included some rain. And when I say rain, it rained A LOT! … [Read more...] about How to Overcome Societal Norms to Succeed with Money
Summer is a time for fun! Summer is a time to relax! But, as moms, we know the dreaded sentence is coming... "Mom, I'm bored." So many times, I want to look at my kids and say "Seriously, how are you bored? You are blessed. They are games to play, books to read, the outdoors to explore, crafts to dig into. Seriously, bored?" No matter what I do there will always be moments, so the best … [Read more...] about Roundup of the Best Summer Activities for Kids
Shopping for clothes. As women, we may love to shop. But, then, the guilt factor may take over for the price of clothing. Sometimes it can be sticker shock. Or maybe you are paying off debt or trying to reach FIRE. So, how can you have a trendy, stylish wardrobe without spending a fortune? To be honest and fair…Once I had kids, I stopped buying clothes for myself. The kids were constantly … [Read more...] about How to Shop for Clothes on a Budget
For many people, how to eat healthy on a budget is a hotly debated item. Trying to figure out the cost of eating healthy is another. Honestly, just the amount spent on the grocery budget is very contested in many households. However, it is the one area that decisions must be constantly made. What to eat? What to plan for dinner? The question is does eating healthy have to cost a fortune. For … [Read more...] about Does Eating Healthy Have to Cost a Fortune?
This is a question that comes up frequently. So, don't feel like you are alone. Emergency fund or pay off debt? Should I save up an emergency fund? Or should I pay off debt? What is more important to reach financial freedom? What should I choose? Here is the bottom line. Most people unfortunately don't do either - save money or pay off debt. Why? They get paralyzed in trying to make … [Read more...] about What Comes First? Emergency Fund or Pay Off Debt?