Emergency Fund 101: Why You Need One + How to Get Started

Emergency Fund 101: Why You Need One + How to Get Started

How would you handle a financial emergency? Do you have an account you can access with enough funds to take the worry out of unexpected expenses? If you can’t, you aren’t alone. Almost 30 percent of Americans don’t have an emergency fund, but it’s never too late to...
CHIME App Review: Free Online Bank Account with NO fees

CHIME App Review: Free Online Bank Account with NO fees

I’m a big proponent of online banking. I’ve been using the same online banks for YEARS. But there are tons of new online accounts and apps out there and it can be hard to decide which ones to use. I was contacted by this company, Chime to review their app...

3 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Saving More Money

I’m not sure if this is news to you or not. Americans, unfortunately have a reputation for being horrible savers.  I recently read a statistic that indicated that the average American saves about 4.5% of his or her income annually. If we want to achieve financial...
Baby Step 3 Complete: Now What?

Baby Step 3 Complete: Now What?

Well, it’s official! Baby Step 3 is Complete! And it’s an absolute relief. In August 2016 I made the last payment on nearly $100K of student loans debt! It felt great to complete Baby Step 2.  I had been working hard for 6 years to accomplish the goal....
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Managing money, while balancing work, kids, and multiple responsibilities can be stressful, overwhelming, and frustrating. But the good news is, you’re not in this alone. Together, let’s embrace the beauty of financial freedom so that we can work less, and live more!

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