I have many friends who love thrift shopping. It’s almost a game or contest to see what kinds of awesome things they can find at Goodwill. My grandma is one of these people. She’ll go to Goodwill and sift through multiple items to find the perfect deal. She’s come away with almost brand new Coach … More How I Buy New And Still Save
After writing this blog for over a year, many people know about my love for budgeting and personal finance. Even friends of my parents are aware! Most times, we get great positive feedback from family and friends who see how hard Jacob and I are working to achieve financial peace. And from the outside, we … More My Personal Struggle With Contentment
In 2017, many parts of our daily lives are automated. From automatic faucets in public restrooms, to automatic parking assist in fancy cars, we love to have things done for us and not have to spend the time or worry to do these things manually. So if we’re automating most technological parts of our lives, … More Why You Should Automate Your Finances
For all you Dave Ramsey die hards out there, you probably won’t like this post… But I felt like I needed to share about where and why I disagree with Dave Ramsey. For those of you who don’t know who Dave Ramsey is, he is a personal finance guru who has written multiple books and … More Where I Disagree With Dave Ramsey
From fun money to emergency savings, vacation to car insurance, there are so many different items to save for each month. I love using sinking funds each month to save for large expenses. It makes saving so easy and (I’ll admit) kind of fun. A sinking fund is simply saving a small amount of money each … More 10 Sinking Funds You Should Start Today
It’s a highly debated topic among many financial experts. What should I do with my extra money? Pay off debt or invest it for retirement? Both sides have great points that need to be addressed so that you can make the best decision for you and your situation! Investing I’ve written about this before, but … More Invest or Pay Off Debt: Which is best?
From a millennial to a millennial, here are 10 things you should do with your finances in your 20s! 1. Obtain A Frugal Mindset Do you ever find it fascinating that famous people making millions a year end up going bankrupt? Sure, they make a lot! But they also spend a WHOLE LOT! Learning to … More 10 Smart Money Choices To Make In Your 20s