Free stuff on your birthday: How to cash in on 170+ deals!

Birthdays only come once a year – so why not take advantage of some freebies while you’re celebrating? There’s so much free stuff on your birthday that you can grab that it’d be crazy not to jump on these offers. While I’m not suggesting you run out and buy everything you get a 15% off…

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How to get out of debt

Racking up debt can happen for a variety of reasons: overspending, medical issues, a car accident, a layoff. Often it can take just one or two unplanned instances to end up neck deep and struggling – especially if you’re already living paycheck to paycheck. Millions of Americans are one paycheck away from accuring more debt,…

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Super easy money saving challenge + free printable

Beginning a money saving challenge is a great way to kickstart any of your financial goals. Whether your emergency fund needs pumped up, it’s vacation time, or one of the kids needs braces, having a padded savings fund is key to avoiding any new debt. Can you imagine coming back from a weeklong vacation in…

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These are the 9 best personal finance books that will change your life (and aren't Dave Ramsey)

From Suze Orman to Dave Ramsey – and every finance guru in between – everyone claims to have the best personal finance books. But how do you find the one that fits your personal finance approach? Whether you love him or loathe him, Dave Ramsey is one of the most talked about financial gurus out…

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How to stop overspending with one easy trick

I love to shop. It might not be for clothes, expensive purses, or jewelry, but I love to buy home decor. And daydream about herringbone backsplashes and kitchen remodels. Oh, and don’t forget about the hours I could spend in any craft or home improvement store within a 50 mile radius! The cold, hard truth…

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7 Must-Take Steps for Surviving a Sudden Job Loss

Recently, my husband and I have been putting our nose to the grindstone in terms of budgeting and expenses so that we can finally get our debt paid off. Unfortunately, he got laid off from work three weeks ago. The positive side is that since we had already been budgeting and working on pay off…

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