Debt Payoff Planner – Free Printable

Debt Payoff Featured

Paying off debt is extremely difficult. Even if it is a small amount it is hard finding extra money towards accumulated debt. If you are looking for a simple template to use to track your debt you can print a copy of this debt payoff planner.   You can print a separate sheet for each creditor. For example, you can print a copy of this debt payoff planner for your car loan and then … [Read more...]

Budget – Planning & Creating Your Method

Need help creating a budget and maintaining your finances? Here are some easy tips that will help you save money. Learn about the different methods.

Have you ever created a budget for your finances? In this post you will find methods of starting a budget as well as tips to help you save money! Saving money can be difficult especially if you do not keep track of your expenses.   How To Create A Budget Budgeting?!? I receive a lot of questions about creating a budget and where to start. A budget is a hard issue to overcome. There … [Read more...]

Budget Friendly Outdoor Fun for Kids

Take a look at this list of budget friendly outdoor fun for kids! Your children will love these fun activities they can do outside without you needing to spend a lot of money!

If you are anything like me then you are always looking for fun things for your kids to do outside. I limit the amount of TV and other electronic devices my kids get to use throughout the day and focus on as much time as we can having fun outside. It is important for their health and well being to play outside and just be kids! If you are looking for budget friendly outdoor fun for kids, you came … [Read more...]

Pros and Cons of Freelance Work

Are you considering becoming a freelancer? Take a look at these pros and cons of freelance work before making your decision.

Like any other job, there are pros and cons of freelance work. Many people seek freelance work because of the freedom it provides, but weigh all of the pros and cons of this type of work before making a life-changing decision to quit your job and work from home doing freelance work. If you are a college grad or someone who is looking to make a career change, freelance work may be an option for … [Read more...]

Treat Yourself With Your Tax Return This Year

Treat yourself with your tax return this year!

This post is sponsored post on behalf of Straight Talk Wireless and Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine.   Have you received your tax return money yet? Most people I know spend the money before they even get it back. Every year my husband and I are conservative and use our money to pay down debt, add to our kids college savings accounts or save it in our emergency fund. It is … [Read more...]

5 Warning Signs You Are Headed For Financial Failure

Are you headed for financial failure? Take a look at these 5 warning signs to see what changes you can make to avoid financial failure.

Having control of your finances is a huge hurdle. Often times people do not understand how to budget or even save money. Without the proper precautions you could be creating a lifetime of damage. Getting into debt is extremely easy, but finding your way is extremely difficult. When money is tight and you are struggling to even live paycheck to paycheck your finances can spiral out of control … [Read more...]

Save Time & Money Filing Your Taxes

  Have you filed your taxes yet for this year? Do you wait until the last minute? If you have not yet started the process, but are looking to save both time and money filing your return then I have the solution for you. TaxAct is your one stop shop to file both your federal and state taxes. Instead of planning a day where you have to sit down with someone to go through all your … [Read more...]

Homemade Lip Balm Recipe

Save money by making your own homemade lip balm.

I have an addiction to chapstick and lip balm. I hate when my lips feel dry, so I decided to make my own homemade peppermint lip balm with my essential oils. Not only is it EXTREMELY affordable, but it is amazing! Now I can say bye-bye to store bought chapstick. I was excited when I found these cute containers in the dollar section at Target when I was shopping the other day. Actually, it … [Read more...]

Our Adventure in the Mitsubishi Outlander

Mitsubishi review

I was provided with the Mitsubishi Outlander for a week to review. All opinions are 100% mine. My family and I were given the Mitsubishi Outlander to drive around and test out for a week. Mitsubishi is a brand that I am unfamiliar with because I have never owned one of their vehicles let along ride in it. I was anxious when it arrived and the boys and I decided that we needed to take an … [Read more...]

Free Printable Bill Tracker: Manage Your Monthly Expenses

Gain control of your finances by using this free printable monthly bill tracker. Stay organized and avoid late fees!

Use this free Monthly Bill Tracker printable to stay organized and pay your bills on time. It is one thing when you actually do not have the money to pay your bills, but it is another thing when you forget to pay because you are unorganized. I hate to admit it but I have definitely forgot to pay bills on time. It already hurts to pay so much money in bills, but I HATE late fees. They can be … [Read more...]

Learn How to Make Money Doing Laundry

Learn how you can make money doing laundry.

This post is sponsored by Laundry Care.     When I started Laundry Care, my goal was simple:  To earn extra money for my family without spending time away from them. I’ve always had an entrepreneurial spirit.  I was the kid with the lemonade stand, the tween neighborhood babysitter, the teenager selling homemade friendship bracelets, etc. So, naturally, when I couldn’t … [Read more...]

3 Surefire Ways to Increase Your Savings Account


Are looking for ways to increase your savings account? Today I am guest posting on Kalyn's blog, Creative Savings, about 3 Surefire Ways to Increase Your Savings Account. Take a look! You will love these simple ways to help you get started.   "Depending on what you are saving for having a goal gives you something to look forward to. It is difficult to keep putting money away each month … [Read more...]

8 Ways Moms Can Make Money Online

Want to supplement your income? Check out these 8 ways moms can make money online. There are a lot of ways to earn an income from home.

If you are a stay at home mom and are looking to bring some extra income into your household you can start by checking out these different ways to make money online. I have received a lot of emails from readers asking for specific jobs that could fit into a stay at home mom's schedule. Keep in mind these are not gender specific jobs, and anyone can do these jobs. When you are just starting out … [Read more...]