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
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
When my son was born, I was laid off from my corporate job. I know…completely illegal! My husband and I decided it wasn't worth the time or effort to fill an unlawful termination claim. I anticipated to stay home with our newborn for a little while and then get back into the corporate grind. Fast forward six years, my newborn is now a kindergartener and his sister is now 4 years old. Wow! … [Read more...] about Why I Started My Company – the Search for the Perfect Job