4 Money Lessons from 15 Years of Marriage

4 Money Lessons from 15 Years of Marriage This past week my husband, Eric, and I celebrated 15 years of marriage! Saying that out loud makes me feel really old. LOL But I'm grateful for the ups and the downs. Marriage isn't easy. It's no secret that the #1 cause of...

April 2019 Month in Review: Life, Money, and Business Updates

Month in Review: April 2019 April was a busy month.  Legit busy.  Busy in a way that I don’t enjoy anymore.  Because I no longer wear ‘busyness’ as a badge of honor.  But…a few weeks ago I agreed to work one additional day per week (on a temporary basis) after one my...

How I Went From 6-Figures of Debt to a Multiple 6-Figure Net Worth

It was nearly 10 years ago that I sat down and started crunching some numbers. I had just finished up my third and final college degree and it was time to pay the piper. I had to actually sit down and figure out how much I owed in student loan debt. It turns out that...

1st Quarter Recap (2019): Paying Cash for a Car + Money, Life, & Business Goals

In 2019  I've committed to NOT  going overboard with my goals. In the past I've crafted extensive lists of goals and often experienced overwhelm and burnout as a result. But not this year.  At the end of 2018 I proclaimed that my word for the year is ‘Enough’ and so...

Debt Freedom, Financial Freedom, FIRE…What’s the difference?

If you've been a part of the personal finance scene online you've probably heard various terms related to the topic. Debt freedom, Financial Freedom, FIRE (financial independence retire early), and the Dave Ramsey Plan (AKA The Baby Steps)...just to name a few. There...

How to Do a Financial Inventory

Welcome to the second installment in the #newyearnewmoneychallenge series.  If you missed the first post where I talked all about money mindset, you can check it out here Tax season is upon us and soon enough you'll be getting your W-2s in the mail.   ...

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