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Christmas Savings Challenge – How To Save $1,000 By Christmas!

This Christmas Savings Challenge is designed to help you save enough money to cover your entire Christmas budget. This includes everything from gift wrap to presents to put under the tree. Did you know that the average American household spends about $1,048 every year on Christmas? Did you also know that many of those households …

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How To Go Frugal and Live Simple

Most people who are from working families grow up money conscious. This often translates to “frugal” in their household, and that means limiting spending and saving money where possible, even in times you think it may be impossible. Right now, we’re in the middle of a pandemic, which means that there is a necessity in …

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Is Hobby Lobby Getting Rid of Their 40% off Coupon?

Hobby Lobby is known for their amazing and unique finds. Everything from craft supplies to home decor (I love their wall decor). One of my favorite things about Hobby Lobby is their 40% off coupon you can use on any regular priced item each week. It was one of the reasons I would shop there …

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How To Do The 52 Week $5 Challenge and Save $7,000 In A Year

If you are looking for an easy way to jumpstart your savings this year, this weekly $5 Challenge is it! How many times have you told yourself that you’d start saving and investing in your future? How many times have you talked yourself OUT of saving money but talked yourself INTO spending $10 at Starbucks? …

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How To Do The 100 Envelope Challenge and Save $5,000 In Less Than A Year

How does an extra $5,000 sound right about now? If you say that could change your life, you are not alone. The reality is, that money could truly be yours in as little as 100 days from now. Actually, $5,050 to be exact. By now, it’s likely you’ve heard about the 100 Envelope Challenge which …

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How To Get A Free $400 Just By Opening A Capital One Bank Account

If you were just thinking, “I could really use an extra $400 right now” then you’ve come to the right place!! Right now, you can score yourself a FREE $400 just for opening a new bank account. Oh, and it’s really easy to do!! Seriously, this is probably the easiest $400 I’ve ever made!! How …

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How to Budget for the Unexpected

It’s so important to try to budget down to the penny. While this may seem almost obsessive, you just never know when an emergency could occur. The occasional unexpected expenses are inevitable. As many people live paycheck to paycheck, budgeting is one of the top priorities. These unexpected expenses can cause a lot of problems, …

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How to Improve Your Financial Status In Six Months Or Less

It is, of course, easier to dig yourself into financial problems than it is to dig yourself out. When you’re in a financial hole, it can feel like a lottery win will help you back to normality. But this isn’t really true. While that may be the quickest option, it’s not the only option. If …

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What To Do When Bankruptcy Feels Like the Only Option

If you’ve backed yourself into a financial corner, you aren’t alone. There are millions of Americans who are currently battling difficult financial situations, due to poor financial planning and money mismanagement. Outside of those debt-sufferers who are responsible for their own financial woes, remains a subpopulation of those faced with financial trouble, through no fault …

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When Skipping The Extended Warranty Can Actually Save You Money

If you’ve ever bought appliances, furniture, or electronic goods from a large retailer, then you’ve probably had this happen to you. Once you’ve made a decision about which appliance you’re about to purchase, the salesperson tries to sell you an extended warranty. Many people don’t realize what an extended warranty is. They just see their …

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The Safest Investment Options for Your Money

If you’re looking for a way to boost your personal finances and give your family a little extra security right now, you’re going to want to start looking at investments.  Investing your money is undoubtedly the best way to grow your pot and secure your family’s future when it is done right, but it can …

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Restoring Your Credit: 5 Best-Practices for Building Credit (And Salvaging Your Score)

Despite people’s best efforts, many check their credit score to find a number much lower than expected. There are numerous reasons your credit score could take a hit, from missed payments to new loan applications to unexpected life events leading to bankruptcy. Salvaging a damaged credit score can be challenging and overwhelming, especially when your …

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Debt Snowball Printable Worksheets

Track your monthly payments and debt payoff progress with these Free Debt Snowball Printable Worksheets. These worksheets make it easy to pay off debt quickly and visibly see your progress using the Dave Ramsey debt snowball method. How to Use The Snowball Method to Pay Off Debt Dave Ramsey’s Debt Snowball Method is a way …

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How We Got Our Kids to Do Their Chores Without Complaining

“But Whyyyyyyy?” If you have a child old enough to be assigned chores, you’ve probably heard that response far too many times. Trust me, I’ve been there with not just one kid, but two. Two boys that would rather spend time complaining about doing chores than just spend time getting them done. And let me …

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