As I turn 29 this year on September 1st, I am feeling the need to reflect and give gratitude to everything that has gotten me this far. With that, I put together 29 life and money lessons learned in 29 years.
I honestly never thought I would get this far. … Read more
I have come across several people throughout my life that use the excuse of money as not being able to take care of their pets. Money doesn’t have to be an issue when it comes to pet care. You don’t have to spend a ton of money to take care … Read more
Are you a life hacker? If so, you probably know how useful it is to get crafty and find new and easier ways of doing things. If you innovate small everyday things, you can transform your life. Life hacks don’t just save time, they save money too.
It might blow … Read more
As many of you may know, I don’t have any kids but admire those who do. I think life is hard enough just keeping track of myself and couldn’t imagine keeping track of another one of me. I don’t know how single parents do it and honestly when Daniel asked … Read more
With a new year, comes plans for a new you. Everyone is panicking after the holidays, trying to lose weight. They will sign up for all the ‘hot’ weight loss programs to find out that they paid way too much for the same results they could achieve on their own. … Read more
My wife and I were dying to get out of St. Louis for a bit and then it happened. I realized that we could plan a week in New Orleans on Halloween for a STEAL. So we took an unrealistic road trip on a realistic budget. Take notes because you … Read more
When the holidays come around, you know you need to be weary about how much money you are spending during the splurge-worthy shopping season. Not everyone can afford to blow money on things to do for the holidays in addition to the things they are already buying for relatives. That … Read more
Ever wanted to just say ‘screw it’ and travel full time? Well that is exactly what one couple did. I have been following along Gnomad Home’s van life story since the beginning and find it so inspiring. I have been wanting to interview them for some time and finally got … Read more
I feel like we just made it out of that time of year again when we constantly had to tend to our lawns so they didn’t grow out of control. Summer can be brutal on your lawn if you don’t take care of it often, no matter where you live. … Read more
When the bills seem like they come at an overwhelming rate, it may be hard to realize how much you can cut monthly from those bills. Being able to lower your monthly bills depends on how much you are willing to cut from your daily routine. Cutting the cost of … Read more
There are tons of easy ways to make money online and they have absolutely been a godsend to me. Whether you need some extra cash to help pay off some debt, student loans, or to help with the finances while you stay home with the kids, utilizing any one of … Read more
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If you’re visiting New England, Boston is such a great city to visit during any time of year. The Summer especially. From the great food, shopping, scenery to education values. You always think when traveling you … Read more
Are you sick of watching your money go down the drain, literally? Living a frugal lifestyle is the cheap way to living rich without giving up an arm and a leg for it. Sometimes you have to get pretty creative to get what you want for cheap.
Want to make … Read more
Groceries can be quite expensive these days. Let’s face it, food prices keep going up. None of us want to end up spending the majority of our hard earned income on buying groceries. Don’t worry though! There are a couple of quick and easy ways to save money on groceries … Read more
It is that time of year again where some of us want to look swimsuit ready. You might be getting ready to get your body in shape for an upcoming vacation, wedding, or just to be healthy. What if I told you that you can lose weight, get fit and … Read more
We are all trying to save money or looking for ways to make extra money to save. Especially during the summer time when we are scrambling to get ready for vacations and not come back more broke than we were before. If you have kids, you may be saving for … Read more
As everything has gotten so automatic with the rise of bill paying online, we tend to forget where our money is going. Along with that, we all belong to more than one streaming service that we probably don’t even use! These are among the many things you are throwing away … Read more
If you are not the best salesperson, you might steer away from the idea that you can sell your stuff online. What if you knew of a way where you don’t really have to sell the product, but the product sells itself or the platform sells your product for you? … Read more
Everyone is trying to make a buck, in one way or another. Some of you may have wonderful jobs that pay handsomely and don’t leave much free time up for grabs for any side hustles. Then again, some of you are masters of side hustles and that is all you … Read more