One of my favorite things about the blogging world is all of the wonderful women (and men!) I’ve been able to “meet.” One of those women is Kari, from Mompreneur Money. Kari and I were able to connect via a blogging group on Facebook that we are both a part of. When she asked to interview me ... Read More about My Interview with Mompreneur Money
Many people know they need to invest more for retirement. They just don’t know where to start outside of their company 401(K). For many people, an IRA is the best choice. So what is the difference between a traditional IRA and a Roth IRA? Before I can effectively help you answer that question, ... Read More about What is the Difference Between a Traditional IRA and a Roth IRA?
Setting blogging goals has been a regular part of my blogging journey. This month, I was reminded WHY! I saw significant growth in some areas, while in other areas I didn’t quite hit the mark. But I know I am farther than I would have been had they not been a goal at all. So, here is my blogging ... Read More about My Second Blogging Goals Update
Five years ago, my husband and I declared war on our debt! It took us four years, but with a lot of diligence and a few thrifty habits, we were finally able to pay off over $80,000 of debt. One of those thrifty habits was cutting out anything and everything that wasn’t an absolute necessity. ... Read More about 12 Things to Stop Buying to Save Money
The holiday season is a festive time filled with food, fun, and family. But sometimes it can be a lot. The holiday parties, family get-togethers, and Christmas shopping can get overwhelming. If only there was a way to keep it simple. Oh, but there is. I am actually planner obsessed. It’s a ... Read More about Simple Holiday Planner Printable
If you are new to Simple Finance Mom, one of our most popular series is our monthly finance goal updates. In last month’s post, I shared a couple of setbacks we had that affect all homeowners at one point or another. You can read all the juicy details right here. As we pursue a life of ... Read More about Our Monthly Finance Goals Update – September
Do you want to know how to crush your goals with a spending plan, but don’t know where to begin? I hear this a lot. Heck, I’ve been there myself! You don’t wander into truckloads of debt if you’re already totally crushing your goals! Readers from the blog. Friends from real life. Many ... Read More about How to Crush Your Goals with a Spending Plan
If you have been reading our Monthly Finance Goal Updates, you know that my husband and I went on a ten-year anniversary trip last month. It was a big deal for us since we never really did a honeymoon. Today, I share how we saved and paid cash for our trip on a guest post for Money Saving Mom. ... Read More about How We Saved and Paid Cash for Our Honeymoon