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? Can you learn how to be fashionable on a low budget? To be honest and fair…Once I had kids, I … [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 eating healthy expensive? Or can it be … [Read more...] about Does Eating Healthy Truly Cost a Fortune?
Soon our recent graduates will be heading out into the real world. Or better put - the need to start adulting. And you are looking for the graduation gift ideas. Personally, I know many things I wished I knew sooner. So, I could make better choices across many facets of my life. Have you been in the same boat? Most of early choices relate to money because every part of our lives touch … [Read more...] about Gift for Life – Personal Finance and Money Gift Ideas
Are you ready to save money in advance for Christmas this year? Then, you are in the right place. With this Christmas Budget Challenge, you will be prepared for holiday spending and not be scrambling at the last minute. Get prepared for a debt free Christmas! Tired of overspending? This challenge is perfect for you. Tired of the post-Christmas debt hangover? This is exactly what you … [Read more...] about Christmas Budget Challenge for a Debt Free Christmas
Let’s face it. Cooking or the need to eat happens on a daily basis. My attitude about meal plan subscriptions has always been – not needed. Why should I pay for someone to plan out my meals? This is something I can do myself. Meal planning shouldn’t be hard. Nope, I totally got this handled. No need for someone to plan out my meals. We have a stack of favorite recipes to pick … [Read more...] about Are Meal Plan Subscriptions Worth the Cost?
Finally, debt free now what? What happens when you are out of debt? Remember that moment when you say I'm debt free! How did it feel? Today, there are many resources to help you pay off debt. The one thing many of them don’t talk about is what to do after you pay off debt. Guess what, a HIGH percentage end back in debt in a couple of years!! Seriously. I hear about it over and … [Read more...] about I’m Debt Free, How to Avoid Not Falling Back in Debt Trap
Best way to become smart with your money is to actively manage your money. Make a plan for your money. Some may call it a budget. At Money Bliss, we like to call it a Cents Plan. This enables you to find financial freedom. Find that place Where Cents Parallel Vision. Today, there are many budgeting apps on the market. To kick off the new year, I was determined to find the best budgeting … [Read more...] about Full List of Budgeting Apps on the Market
Graduation is a couple of months away. Kids are moving up a grade. Parents are getting closer to that point where the kids can head off to college. So, should parents pay for college? This simple question has become more and more hotly debated. Should parents pay for college? Maybe you feel like you should pay for college because your parents paid for your college education. Maybe you … [Read more...] about Should Parents Pay for College? Reasons For & Reasons Not To
Ready to step up from just cash envelopes to a full cash envelope wallet? At this point, using cash is changing the way money is handled and that is awesome. Trying to sort through and find the best cash wallet system can be a challenge. Find the perfect one for you. The great thing about using a cash envelope wallet is this is more than just a whim; it is a solid foundation. By … [Read more...] about Best Cash Envelope Wallets that Won’t Fall Apart