Financial Freedom

 

What does financial freedom mean to you? Learn how to give yourself more options and flexibility on how to spend your time and money. 

Money in Relationships: Budgeting for Unmarried Couples

Money in Relationships: Budgeting for Unmarried Couples

Since I talk about money and share my budget updates over on my YouTube channel, I tend to get a lot of questions about my current financial situation. Specifically, I get questions about how I budget with my boyfriend since we aren’t married. Money can be one of the main topics couples fight about, so getting on the same financial page is important. Let’s talk about how to approach budgeting for unmarried couples.

Learn How to Stop Using Credit Cards – For Good!

Learn How to Stop Using Credit Cards – For Good!

If you have any amount of credit card debt you know how hard it can be to break the plastic swiping habit. Credit cards are just a way of life for many people and credit card debt isn’t always seen as a big deal. If you’re struggling with credit card debt, I have some ideas to help you learn how to stop using credit cards for good!

Is Student Loan Refinance Right for Me?

Is Student Loan Refinance Right for Me?

If you’re like most recent college graduates, student loan debt is one of the main financial stressors you face. There was over $1.56 trillion in student loan debt at the end of 2018. This debt is having a big impact on our economy and our spending habits. So what can you do? Today, we’re going to discuss student loan refinance — how does it work and is it right for you?

9 Powerful Steps to Reduce Financial Stress

9 Powerful Steps to Reduce Financial Stress

Financial stress is probably one of the most exhausting and most common feelings. Before I started paying more attention to my finances and working toward my financial goals, I was stressed about money all the time. So what can you do to relieve some of that financial stress?

My 5 Worst Money Mistakes

My 5 Worst Money Mistakes

Pretty much everyone has made some money mistakes that they later regret. So many people don’t plan their financial future and are not able to cover an emergency or unexpected expense. Making mistakes happens to everyone, but it’s how we react to these mistakes that really changes our lives. Today we’re going to talk about the 5 biggest financial mistakes I’ve made.

How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck – For Good

How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck – For Good

Financial stress can be one of the most exhausting things to deal with for many people. Money problems can affect your relationships, your attitude towards your job, and your overall happiness. Let’s talk about how to ease some of that stress — how to stop living paycheck to paycheck!

How To Calculate Net Worth (+FREE net worth worksheet!)

How To Calculate Net Worth (+FREE net worth worksheet!)

Calculating and tracking your net worth is an important part of managing your finances. Many people avoid calculating their net worth because they think it’s complicated or don’t understand why it’s important and how helpful it can be in managing their finances. Figuring out your net worth is really easy! It can tell you a lot about your financial situation and helps you understand your financial habits if tracked regularly. Let’s talk about why and how to calculate your net worth!

How Using an Erin Condren Deluxe Monthly Planner for Budgeting Changed My Finances

How Using an Erin Condren Deluxe Monthly Planner for Budgeting Changed My Finances

It took me an entire year after starting to get control of my finances to find a financial management system that actually works for me! I have always been a “planner person” who likes to write everything down. When I came across several women using the Erin Condren Deluxe Monthly Planner for budgeting, I knew I had to try it for myself.

How to Set Financial Goals – and Achieve Them!

How to Set Financial Goals – and Achieve Them!

The basis of any sound financial plan is setting realistic, attainable, and inspiring goals for yourself. I believe financial goals are really just life goals. Money is a tool that enables you to achieve everything else in life, so setting financial goals that correspond with your dream life is important.

How Budgeting Changed My Life

How Budgeting Changed My Life

I know it probably sounds a little dramatic, but it’s true. Budgeting really has changed my life. When I decided I was going to really commit to getting control of my finances in January 2019,