Lessons I Learned About The Value Of Time

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There is no question about it, I am cheap and I cut financial corners whenever I can.  As I have grown older, I have made several “cheap mistakes” that have cost me valuable time. Continue reading Lessons I Learned About The Value Of Time

8 Top Tax Law Changes For 2018, How Will They Affect You?

8 Top Tax Law Changes For 2018. Find out how they will affect you!

In this post, I will go over some of the major Tax Law Changes that took effect this year and may have an impact on you when you file your taxes in 2019.  Make sure you are making the best choices for your tax implications! Continue reading 8 Top Tax Law Changes For 2018, How Will They Affect You?

7 Essential Steps You Need To Take Before You Purchase A Home

Don't buy a home before you take these 7 essential steps!

If you haven’t been following my blog for long, let me be the one to tell you that the first home I purchased was a huge financial mistake, and it left me in a financial mess for many years! Continue reading 7 Essential Steps You Need To Take Before You Purchase A Home

12 Great Cheap Date Night Ideas!

Check out these 12 great cheap date night ideas!

If you’re anything like me, you could use more date nights with your significant other, but the thought of hiring a babysitter and spending money going out can make you squirm.  Continue reading 12 Great Cheap Date Night Ideas!

How To Pick The Right Life Insurance

Term or whole life insurance? Find out which one is best for you!

If you type “life insurance” in Google, you will get bombarded by advertisements touting their best life insurance product.  With so many different varieties, which one is best suited for you?  Do you even need life insurance?  If you have people who depend on you, the answer is YES! Continue reading How To Pick The Right Life Insurance

15 Things You Can Stop Buying Now To Save Money

15 things you can stop buying now to save up money!

Below are 15 things you can cut out of your life to save a significant amount of money.  I will admit, there are several things I do splurge on – such as organic apples – but for the most part, our shopping habits cut out much of the fluff so we can continue moving closer to our financial goals.  By creating good buying habits, you will start to devalue the overpriced items you once bought! Continue reading 15 Things You Can Stop Buying Now To Save Money

Your reason for living…

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We all have something or someone we are living for. You could be living for your spouse, for your children, for yourself, or any other important person in your life. You could be working towards a retirement full of travel, expensive toys, or for that big ranch style house you always dreamed of. You could be living with your head in the sand, refusing to look to tomorrow because today has enough stress. Continue reading Your reason for living…

My gift to you…

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As the first post in this blog, I find it necessary to give you a small glimpse into my history to lend to my credibility. My financial journey started many years ago in my youth. My parents taught me to balance a check book, they cosigned on a credit card for me in my teenage years to start building my credit, and charged me monthly rent when I was 18 years old. We infrequently spoke about money and I knew nothing about investments.

Continue reading My gift to you…