Could you use an extra $10,000? I'm guessing you just shouted a 'hells yes!' to the heavens. I could certainly use an extra $10K in my bank account. So, what if you could have $10K in 90 days? Wouldn't that be amazing? It would certainly put you on the path to believing you're not such a hot mess . . .
I’m staring incredulously at my bank account balance on my mobile banking app thinking, “Is this even possible? Wow, how did this happen?” And then, my inner critic starts thinking of ways to spend the $2900 balance. It’s been three months and I’ve managed to accumulate a regular (and increasing) . . .
In case you didn't know, for years I've had a spending archnemesis. She's the anti-superhero. That nasty mean girl that comes out of hiding when I'm feeling hopeless about ever getting out of debt, unhappy with my work life, and she more or less finds ways to wreak havoc when I'm feeling less than . . .
So you've decided to live a simple life and want a small, minimal space of your own. That somewhere to call yours, away from your hoarder type family that's been making you nuts with all their stuff while you rented a room from them. Yay! It's so exciting to have a place to call home that's all . . .
As I stared at my budget with the glaring red negative numbers blasting into my brain, I shook my head again in disbelief. How did I do this again? Why can't I stick to a budget? Will I ever solve this mess? The numbers told the story and clearly showed my penchant for clothes, my voracious . . .
Did you do a double take on that title? Yes friends, I’m 40 (soon to be 41) and I found it interesting that there aren’t many financial articles directed at mid-lifers. It makes you feel a bit forgotten. Or could it be that everyone assumes we’re stellar at managing our finances. But what if you . . .
Too often I feel like my money is running me. One month goes great and the next...well, before you know it, it's off the rails like a runaway train. When you get tired of these ups and downs, you know it's time to simplify your finances and de-clutter your money life. Our finances somehow have a way . . .
The holidays are a joyous time of year where we tend to indulge a bit more than usual. Endless parties, family get togethers, and outings with friends can drain our wallets quicker than you can twitch your nose like I Dream of Jeannie. For some of us, this means the holidays can be a marathon of . . .
Can we talk about debt and simplicity for a minute? Yea I know, debt and simplicity seem like a weird couple destined to be at odds with one another. But they’re actually two peas in a pod. By leading a simple life with less, it begets a debt free life. And here’s where that chat about debt and . . .
Every year when tax time comes around, we're faced with the usual debacle - what to do with the tax refund. We’re so happy when we get one, aren’t we? The moment you know you’ll be handed some extra cash, your mind starts whirling with the options. While it’ s no lottery windfall, it could still . . .