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Is being too nice breaking your budget?

What if your friend knew that the baby gift had to go on the ever growing credit card balance? That you couldn’t sleep last night, stressed about how you are going to replace your laptop that is on the fritz? What if your friends and family (or even the cable sales man) knew your TRUE […] Read more…

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How to budget with a variable income

When you really break down a budget it consists of two two main components: Expenses and income. If you are on a variable income it can feel impossible to budget because one of the main components of your budget is a big-ol’ guess. Managing your money with a variable income is harder than a fixed […] Read more…

4 secrets to mastering the art of shopping your closet

Do you ever get invited to an event and automatically think… I have nothing to wear? Maybe you know exactly what kind of dress would be perfect for the event, or you just feel like getting something new to feel your best. I get it. But I also know how you can end up with […] Read more…

The 5 Most Important Traits of Successful Budgeters

When it comes to budgeting, people always seem in search of the perfect formula that will fix all their financial problems and set them on the road to success. (Hint: There is no magic formula!) Others assume budgeting has to be hard, take a ton of time or be the most boring part of their […] Read more…

Frugal is a dirty word

I recently joined some budgeting FB groups to learn more and engage with a new community. But I quickly found I didn’t belong. It was a good reminder that while the goal to have healthy finances may be a uniting goal, the path to get there can have very different ideals that guide them. Here […] Read more…

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