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!

The Budgeting Method that Changed my Life

The Budgeting Method that Changed my Life

Writing and sticking to a budget can be the hardest part of managing your money. I tried method after method before I finally came across the method that helped me stick to my plan and start hitting my goals. Let’s talk about the budgeting method that changed my life!

Home Office Makeover on a Budget

Home Office Makeover on a Budget

This little budget office makeover was so much fun! I recently decided that I needed a dedicated office space to work on my blogging and YouTube channel. Big goals are in the works for my business this year. Having an inspiring and functional office space where I can go to work is important to me to help set myself up for success.

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.

November 2019 Budget Update

November 2019 Budget Update

Time to do my mid-month budget planner updates for November 2019! I got paid on the 15th, so we're walking through how I track expenses and paying bills. Budgeting and managing finances can get pretty overwhelming. To keep everything organized, I use an Erin...

7 Ways to Save Money on Groceries

7 Ways to Save Money on Groceries

Grocery shopping is one of my least favorite things to do. It is also one of the budget categories where I’m most likely to go over budget. Since food is something we all have to buy regularly, I thought I’d share my tips to help you save money on groceries!

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!

November 2019 Budget Planner Setup

November 2019 Budget Planner Setup

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...

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.