How We Save Money On Food Every Single Week

How to save money on food

For the longest time, Taylor and I struggled to control food spending. Actually, to be brutally honest, we sucked at managing this area of our budget. It felt nearly impossible for us to save money in this area. As a matter of fact, the first month we created a budget, we realized that we had spent […]

How We Prepared For A Baby Financially

Get the best tips to budget to save money while pregnant with your baby

We’ve only been parents for three weeks now and I can already tell you babies are more expensive than people let on. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t be financially prepared for a baby. I mean you have to buy diapers, clothes, furniture, pay for daycare, and so much more, but those are all […]

Are These 7 Financial Mistakes Keeping You Broke?

7 bad habits keeping you broke

There was about a 4 year stretch where I felt like I made every financial mistake imaginable. I went from having a few thousands bucks saved to being $61,000 in debt all because I had no idea what I was doing with money. Chances are if you’re reading this you’ve made your fair share of […]

How To Get Caught Up On Bills When You’re Behind

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The most difficult financial period of my life wasn’t working like crazy to pay off $61,000 in debt in 16 months. It was the season in which I was not only living paycheck to paycheck, but was behind and couldn’t figure out how to get caught up on bills. The creditors wouldn’t stop calling, and […]

10 Money Lessons You Should Know By Graduation

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The high school and college years go by really fast. It feels like one day you’re at prom, you blink, and BAM!- you’re an adult. Seeing as how personal finance isn’t a mandatory part of our education system, I decided to put together a list of 10 money tips you should know before you hit […]

9 Date Night Ideas That Won’t Break The Bank

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If you’ve been following along, you know that Taylor and I paid off $61,000 worth of debt in only 16 months.  We were newlyweds at the time so we definitely wanted to have our time to connect, but we were also on a very strict budget. This made us come up with some pretty creative […]

7 Tips For Managing Money As Newlyweds

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Marriage comes with a lot of change. Managing money with another person can present challenges that neither of you even knew were possible. When we were first married, neither of us really knew what we were doing when it came to managing money. Now, almost 4 years later, we’ve grown our net worth by well […]

How To Create A Budget That You’ll Stick To

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Learning how to create a budget can be pretty challenging. Learning how to create a budget that you’ll stick to can be even harder. We’ve all been there. We try spreadsheets emailed from older relatives, using the old pen and paper method, and, finally, going digital with a few different apps. I know the feeling. Learning […]

How We Paid Off $61,000 Worth of Debt In 16 Months

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There’s nothing even remotely fun about being broke and living paycheck to paycheck. I know that from experience. I also know being broke on your honeymoon is hot, steamy garbage juice. Have you ever had to check your account balance before buying something you really? That was literally me during our entire honeymoon. “Hey let’s […]