Will the 4 Gift Rule Work for Your Family this Christmas?

Every year, parents struggle deciding what to get their kids for Christmas. It can be challenging to find or even afford the ‘perfect’ gift. It can also be easy to lose sight of your budget when you’re out shopping. When that happens, you come home with considerably more than your kids need. I like the 4 … Read moreWill the 4 Gift Rule Work for Your Family this Christmas?

6 Things Dave Ramsey Is Wrong About

6 Things Dave Ramsey Is Wrong About [Happy Friday! Got a juicy guest post for you today by fellow blogger and money coach, Christine Luken. I know many of you have opinions on Dave Ramsey, so make sure to stop by the comments after and share them with us 😉 I couldn’t help but interject … Read more6 Things Dave Ramsey Is Wrong About

“Living off 50% of our income saved me in an unexpected way”

“Living off 50% of our income saved me in an unexpected way” Guys, check out this note I just received from a long-time reader of the blog… So powerful!!! So sad!! So inspiring!! Life Update: I was one of the original people referenced in the “live off 50% of your income” article. Fast forward 6 … Read more“Living off 50% of our income saved me in an unexpected way”

Bank vs. Credit Union: Which is Better for Your Money?

Where you keep your money matters. When it comes to choosing a financial institution to house your money, you may need to decide between a bank vs. credit union. On the surface, banks and federal credit unions are quite similar. They both offer checking and savings accounts, mortgages, loans, and other financial products. However, there … Read moreBank vs. Credit Union: Which is Better for Your Money?

How Much Should You Save Each Month?

Figuring out how much you should save each month isn’t an easy task. Every person has different circumstances and goals. This makes it impossible to give a one-size-fits-all answer to the question of “how much money should you save each month?” Thankfully, you can do a simple exercise to get a better idea of how … Read moreHow Much Should You Save Each Month?

Who handles the $$$ in your household?

Who handles the $$$ in your household? Every now and then we receive boxes at our doorsteps, and my sons and I hurry outside to see what new item we’ve got. These were in one of the latest boxes we opened: [Puma + Minions! Baller!] I shared this on Twitter when we got ’em, and … Read moreWho handles the $$$ in your household?

7 Best Alternatives to Payday Loans

If you need money now and don’t have it on hand, taking out a payday loan can be tempting. While these loans provide fast cash, they can get you into a lot of financial trouble. The best alternatives to payday loans provide cash without the possibility of making your situation worse. What is a Payday … Read more7 Best Alternatives to Payday Loans

What Money Fixes…

What Money Fixes… Hey guys! Found this outline in my draft posts to expand upon one day, but after re-reading it I think it speaks pretty well for itself 🙂 ******* What money fixes: Anxiety Safety Stability Worry Comfortability Desperation What money does not fix: Love Self-worth ******* Happy Labor Day! Keep on hustling, but … Read moreWhat Money Fixes…