One of the reasons I love the Christmas season is people are cheerful, joyful, and giving. It is the season when many people give and give generously! Today is #GivingTuesday.Giving Tuesday is a day created to bring people together around the values of service and giving back. #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.). More specifically after the widely … [Read more...] about #GivingTuesday – How You Can Get Involved
Today, I was featured as a guest writer for Living Freely Gluten Free. The subject was the True Meaning of Holiday - Find (Money) Contentment with the Holidays.When is the last time you looked up the actual definition of "holiday" in the dictionary? How can you find contentment with the holiday?Check it the full post here. … [Read more...] about Guest Post – True Meaning of Holiday
For twenty-five plus years, Black Friday has always been a tradition in our house.To give you an idea of how long we have shopped on Black Friday back in the day… We could walk up to Best Buy at 8 am (on Friday) when they opened at 8 am (again on Friday) and get all the Doorbusters we were after. Then, we could hit another store's opening at 9 am for their giveaway. And still get to the mall … [Read more...] about Five Expert Ways to Save Money on Black Friday
Amazon Prime is awesome! But, an extra yearly expense for the memberships. Does it make sense to spend the money?There are times I wonder how Amazon can even make the Amazon Prime membership profitable, but that isn't for me to worry about.There are a ton of reasons I love Amazon Prime! Even with the $119 per year fee, it will save you money over the course of the year. If and only if, you … [Read more...] about The Reality of Amazon Prime – Saves You Money
When I first decided to start a business (my company - no one else to tell me what to do), I was super excited and couldn't wait to dive right in!! Getting a name for the new company was up first, which I knew would be the hardest choice I would have to make. Oh….how I was wrong!! Deciding on providers to use overwhelmed my brain fast! To start a business became overwhelming - and fast! So … [Read more...] about Want to Start a Business? Overwhelmed?
On a daily basis, I find myself cooking. Before kids, I LOVED to cook! Now, it is more of a necessity. I still love to cook, but the deadline of hungry mouths and activities has taken some of the fun out. Many of these kitchen tools and gadgets make cooking faster and easier for me. Plus I save money by not wasting food.At the beginning of 2016, we started to incorporate bits and pieces of the … [Read more...] about Kitchen Tools and Gadgets That Save Time & Money
We have to eat daily. It is part of life.And if you have kids, they want to eat ALL THE TIME! Nod, if you understand. Smile, be thankful for all those hungry mouths to feed.Tackling the grocery budget can seem to be an overwhelming prospect.Is it possible to lower the grocery budget? Yes!The grocery budget can be simple to manage with these simple and easy … [Read more...] about Strategies to Lower Grocery Budget. Easy. Quick. Simple.
Debt. It is a four letter word. But, the impact is heavy.Pay off debt today, so you can live your life.These words get thrown around - Debt Snowball vs. Debt Avalanche. Snowball vs. avalanche. Does that mean anything to you? Don't worry; there are examples below.The average HOUSEHOLD has over $90,000 of debt (as of March 2016). That is credit card, auto … [Read more...] about Debt Snowball vs. Debt Avalanche – Which Method is Best?
Money. Wealth. Debt. Investing. Financial freedom.Everyone relates differently.Your individual experiences have shaped your view of money.Believe me, there are ups and downs in every money journey. The path to financial freedom and wealth does not come easy or fast. There are sacrifices made. Habits changed. Successes to celebrate.Here is our money story and why Money Bliss … [Read more...] about Our Debt Free Story – Why We Paid Off $53,000 in Debt
Over the past weekend, my husband was watching baseball. If you know anything about our house, sports is always on. Football…Basketball…College…Baseball…Pro…no one is picky.My husband loves baseball the most. He played in college. He has a love for the game. Watching baseball was nothing new in our household.When I sat down to watch this baseball game, I quickly realized it wasn't just … [Read more...] about What Do Baseball and Money Have in Common