“I can’t WAIT to do my taxes!” said no one. Ever. If you are like most Americans, you dread tax season and can’t wait to have it behind you. Paying taxes might be one area adulting is not so fun, but a little prep goes a long way. In an effort to help you be as prepared as possible, here is ... Read More about Ultimate Guide to Tax Prep Organization
Being debt free is the best thing ever. No more minimum payments. No more wondering when we will have more month than money. No more working to pay other people. Our money is OURS! We get to decide where our funds go, and we don’t owe anyone anything! While we were paying off over $80,000 ... Read More about 6 Habits of Debt Free People
It’s that time again! The time when I sit and break down our monthly financial goals for you to see. You can read last month’s Financial Goals Update post right here. I do this for two reasons. Number one, to help us stay accountable and reach our financial goals. And, number two, to ... Read More about Our Monthly Finance Goal Update – January
Everyone knows retirement is coming. One day. But we don’t like to dwell on the fact that it will be here sooner than we think. If we don’t save sooner than later, we might well approach our golden years without enough money to fund them. To prevent this, we must all be asking ourselves one ... Read More about How Much Should I Save for Retirement?
Bullet journals are all the rage right now. My sister finally convinced me to jump on the “bujo bandwagon” and oh. my. gracious. Now I’m obsessed with learning how to use a bullet journal for finances. It is easy, aesthetically pleasing, and so encouraging. Visuals really keep me motivated, so ... Read More about How to Use a Bullet Journal for Finances
It's been a little over a year since we have been debt-free except for our home. While I wouldn’t trade the financial freedom we have today for anything, there were a couple of hard lessons I wish I’d learned early on. Here are 10 things I wish I’d known before paying off debt. 1 - The Jones’ are ... Read More about 10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Paying Off Debt
Don’t you just love the start of a new year? New goals to meet, new priorities to set, and new habits to start. For many of us, the dawn of the new year also brings new resolutions to get our money in order. Whether you are in the thick of paying off debt, investing more for retirement, or ... Read More about 6 Money Habits for a Successful Financial Year
You guys you guys you guys you guys!!!!! I have big news today. Like, big big BIG news!! I am thrilled to be starting the New Year on such a high! But, before I get to it, my bad on skipping a November Finance Goal Update post. The past three months are all a blur. One minute I’m all like ... Read More about Monthly Finance Goal Update – Nov/Dec