Have you ever stopped and considered why you feel buyers remorse? What if I told you that knowing what your core values are can help eliminate buyer’s remorse. Most people have never heard of or explored what their core values are, never mind thinking about how they relate to your money. In addition, knowing your […]
Our dog, Anna Banana, was the most ball-driven dog I have ever met in my entire life. She had no other thoughts when someone was holding a ball. We had friends who lived on a lake and she loved it when we threw the ball from the patio tumbling downwards toward the lake. There was
I’m a giver and I love giving gifts! So limiting who I was giving gifts to, or how much I was going to spend, was a struggle for me for years. But something had to change – I had been noticing the amount of stress and chaos that I was causing myself around the holiday
Between unpaid holidays and high cost months, this time of year can mark the start of a difficult and expensive few months. Now is the time to get prepared, so that you can reduce the financial burden and the stress that can come with it. If you are interested in learning more about how to
Save Money and Create Memorable Adventures: How Packing Lunches Can Transform Your Family’s Finances
Give family members the option of either buying hot lunch or packing a lunch and using the money that you would have spent for an adventure. Start off small – if we pack a lunch, we can use the money to go out for a dessert date, go to a movie, or play a round
To say that back to school clothing shopping can be a challenge is the UNDERSTATEMENT OF THE YEAR. Back to school clothes shopping can be tricky as the kids get older. Some kids find that fashion is very important to how they feel going to school. So how do you balance your budget and their
Birthdays and Anniversaries and Holidays, Oh My! The Best Ways to Plan and Budget for your Special Celebrations
I have a confession to make: before I found infinity calendars, I messed up birthdays on a regular and consistent basis. I would get so frustrated when I found out that I had the wrong day by just a day or two. Or my personal favorite, I would miss the birthday altogether. These were the
I think it is safe to assume that all of us look forward to vacations! However, I have, can, and still sometimes get surprised by how much things cost to go on vacation. A few years ago I really paid attention and kept track of everything we spent on a trip. The results surprised me!
Spring clean those recurring monthly subscription fees! Here is a list of a few fees that frequently get forgotten: The point is to take a good look at your bank statement and question the item. Do I still need it? What would it take to cancel it? What would I gain if I canceled that
Finances – How to Avoid Feeling Like You Need a Vacation from your Vacation – Vacation Budgeting Tips
Tell me if this sounds familiar. You look ahead and think about where you want to go on vacation. You take the time researching hotels, airfare, rental cars, and things to do in the area. You talk to the family about it and everyone is excited and is looking forward to a much needed break.