Happy New Year's Day!! The hardest part about saving is....STARTING! Join the Save Age Challenge Simple. Easy. Start. Every month in 2017 deposit your age in dollars to a separate bank account. This could be a regular savings, Roth IRA, college savings - whatever type of account you want. You cannot withdraw money from the account during 2017. Period. Deposit. Save. This is your first … [Read more...] about Join the Save Age Money Challenge + A Charity Wins
Paying off debt can seem impossible on many days. I understand completely. We struggled with debt; more specifically, the amount of money being sucked out of our budget every month for our student debt payments. So, my husband and I decided to pay it off and fast. Read the full story on why we paid off $53,000 in student loan debt in one year. When choosing how to pay off debt, there … [Read more...] about Our Debt Free Story – How We Paid off $53,000 in Debt
Saving money gives you the freedom to live the life you want to live. However, the statistics prove that for Americans saving is the hardest thing to do. You might be wondering…Is it possible to save money? However, are you ready to learn how to save money? Yes, it is possible to save money! If you are willing to learn how to save money. Plus, with these tips, you can save money … [Read more...] about How to Save Money (Simple & Easy Tips)
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?