Personal Finance

Managing money can be hard – especially since no one really teaches us this stuff! Learn about budgeting, paying off debt, saving money, and get the motivation you need to reach for your own financial freedom!

April 2020 Budget and Debt Wrap Up

April 2020 Budget and Debt Wrap Up

It's the last day of April, which means it's time to do my April 2020 budget and debt wrap up! I tried so many different budgeting methods before I started using this system – nothing worked for me. Creating a budget wasn’t my problem, it was finding a way to stay...

2020 Erin Condren Daily LifePlanner Review

2020 Erin Condren Daily LifePlanner Review

It’s that time of year! The new 2020 Erin Condren Life Planners are launching this month, which means it’s time for a fresh start with a clean planner slate. I was able to get my hands on the LifePlanner before the launch so I could give you a first look. Here’s my 2020 Erin Condren Daily LifePlanner review!

The Unexpected Benefits of Paying Off Debt

The Unexpected Benefits of Paying Off Debt

Paying off debt can be life changing. It will reduce stress, free up more of your income, and give you more freedom on how to spend your time. But what are some of the more unexpected benefits of paying off debt?

Budgeting After Getting Laid Off

Budgeting After Getting Laid Off

Getting laid off can be one of the scariest and most stressful situations. Not knowing how to pay your bills or if you’ll be able to find another job is overwhelming. So where do you start? Let’s talk about how to managing budgeting after getting laid off.

15 Budget Friendly Spring Activities

15 Budget Friendly Spring Activities

It’s time for a new season and new warmer weather! Spring is the best time to get some fresh air and get started on those outdoor projects. Here are 15 great budget friendly spring activities that will get you out of the house and enjoying the sunshine!

How to Get Started Managing Your Money

How to Get Started Managing Your Money

So you want to save more money, pay off debt, or just stop spending $60 every time you step into Target. But how do you really get started managing your money?

March Online Income Report – How I Made $400 In One Month

March Online Income Report – How I Made $400 In One Month

I think it's finally safe to say I am making a consistent income with my blog! March was an insane month with a lot of stress and dealing with the unexpected. But I was still able to make some money! Let’s take a look at my March online income report. Why am I sharing...

Can Your Savings Account Make Money?

Can Your Savings Account Make Money?

I bet you’ve heard a million times that you need to be saving money all the time. Maybe you’ve just gotten started saving your emergency fund or are saving for a big purchase. Setting aside money for the future is a great idea, but maybe you’re worried about losing out on money by saving instead of investing. Can your savings account make money?

The Complete Guide: How To File Your Taxes

The Complete Guide: How To File Your Taxes

It’s tax season! Don’t let this time of year stress you out. Filing your taxes is something that can be very overwhelming; our tax system in the United States is pretty confusing. If you’ve never had to file your own taxes before and have no idea where to even start, I’ve got you covered! Today I’m going to walk you through the basics of the tax process and how to file your taxes!

February 2020 budget update

February 2020 budget update

Budgeting and managing finances can get pretty overwhelming. To keep everything organized, I use an Erin Condren Deluxe Monthly planner to keep up with all of my relevant financial information. With this planner, I track things like my debt payments, when bills are...