Helpful ideas to help you get control of your money.  Budget tips, paying off debt, saving money, and more.

3 Easy and Smart Ways to Start Organizing Your Finances

If you want to learn more about managing and organizing your finances, this is for you! Maybe your current system consists of a shoebox full of receipts, or maybe you’re pretty organized but could use a little push in the right direction. Either way, getting your financial ducks in a row might not be the most fun for some people, but it’s important. I’ll make it easier for you!

The Best Secrets To Flipping Furniture For Profit (*updated for 2021)

If you’re looking for ways to generate some extra cash and you’ve got a few DIY skills under your belt, flipping furniture is a great way to earn money. I’ll show you the best secrets for furniture flipping for profit, including how to get started, the way to get top dollar for your flips, how to market them, and when you should steer clear of a flip.

Paying Off Debt – 7 Tips You Need To Know

Do you get frustrated each month when it’s time to pay bills?  Or have you come to the point that you just ignore the bills because they’re too overwhelming to even think about it?  If this is you, read on.  If you’re tired of drowning in debt, it’s time for a change.  It’s time to learn some steps to get you on your way to paying off debt.  I’ll show you seven practical tips for paying off debt so you can be on your way to a happier you!

How to Build an Emergency Fund

7 Tips for How to Save an Emergency Fund

I hear people say all the time – I can’t save because I’m terrible with money.  I don’t handle the bills because I suck at money or I’ll never be able to get out of debt because I suck at money.  But guess what?  You don’t actually “suck at money”.  You just need some simple tips and skills to get you moving in the right direction.  And one of the best things you can do is save an emergency fund!

5 Things You Need To Teach Kids About Money

Money is a touchy subject.  No one seems to have enough, everything costs a fortune, and general cost of living is crazy these days.  I’ve got two kids that I’m hoping to teach some good lessons when it comes to money.  It’s hard though.  Especially when they are younger – how much is too much or not enough?  But it’s too important to skip.  Start with these 5 things to teach kids about money to get them off on the right foot!

How to Save Money On Groceries

4 Tips for How To Save Money On Groceries

Saving money is something we could all probably stand to do a little better.  I know I can improve.  We’ve made some pretty aggressive savings goals this year so some areas have to get better.  And since food is kind of a basic necessity, it’s a good place to start since we have to keep buying it!  But how do you save money when you don’t have a lot of time to put into it?  How to save money on groceries 101!

Here’s Why You Absolutely Need A Christmas Budget in January!

Christmas is over.  Why am I writing about a Christmas budget in January??  Because it’s necessary.  Are you sitting there staring at a pile of credit card bills wondering what in the hell just happened?  Are there loads of toys laying around that are collecting dust already that you have no idea how you’re going to pay for them?  Or maybe you didn’t go nuts this year, but you didn’t have quite what you wanted to spend this Christmas?  Any of these reasons are why you absolutely need a budget NOW! …

10 Budgeting Tips You Need to Know

Budget.  It just sounds like an overwhelming word because most of us dread the “sit down and make a budget” day.  Did you know that money is the top reason that couples fight?  Not over kids, housing, jobs, or the paint color on the walls.  It’s money.  And most of the time it’s because there’s never enough.  Things happen, Christmas seems to keep coming every year just like always, your husband hits a fire hydrant and you have to get a new car (real-life story).  The bottom line is you need a budget – there is no choice in the matter.  Here are 10 budgeting tips you need to know to get your financial life on track.