Time Really Does Fly and Perspective is Key


Today I’m going to take a detour from my usual type of post. You see, today is my daughter’s bday(okay, I’m writing this a bit in advance) and I can’t believe how fast the time has gone. Every parent warns you about it, but you

Broken Windows Theory and Your Finances

Broken Windows

Even though I consider it one of my biggest money mistakes, that doesn’t mean I didn’t learn a few things when getting my Master’s degree. The focus of my degree was a mix between criminal justice and computer forensics (think of crime shows where the

How To Get Out of Debt Fast: 10+ Tips You Need To Know Now

Get Out Of Debt Fast

There are many reasons why people get into debt. Many don’t know how to get out of it, but this article will show you what you need to do to get that weight off your shoulders! This post will give you some practical suggestions on

Why You Should Go M.I.A. on Your Finances


We’ve all been there. You have a bit of extra cash at the end of the month and can’t quite decide what to do with it. We know what we should do with it, but sometimes it is hard not to think of something fun

Don’t Be A Monkey With Your Finances

Monkey with Finances

How often do you stop to think about why you do things the way you do? It’s very possible you have a good reason, but do you remember what that is? Sometimes we get so set in our ways; it’s hard to remember why that’s

Why You Shouldn’t Give A #@$! About Your Credit Score

Credit Score Doesn't Matter

When it comes to our financial health, our credit score often tends to take center stage. The problem is, our credit score isn’t a gauge of how well we are doing financially, but many people believe it to be. If you have a poor credit

What is a Zero-Based Budget + How I Found $10k

Zero Based Budgeting

Call me “The Penny Hunter.” Well, that’s the name my husband teases and calls me. And, he’s right.  I look for every penny, nickel, or dime when I balance our books. One time, I followed up with a friend to make sure they got my

How to Get Out of Debt: 13 Expert-Backed Steps for Success

Get Out Of Debt

Dealing with debt can feel like a hopeless situation. You try your best to make your payments, but interest charges eat up all your progress. The next month, you’re back to square one. Sound familiar? Don’t worry: You don’t have to be stuck with debt