You learn a lot from being in a relationship with someone for years (4.5 to be exact), and part of that is understanding each other’s views on finances. Here are some highlights from what I learned from my financial-opposite boyfriend, Terry.
Hello, everyone! Last month I took part in my first “no-spend challenge” where I only bought necessities like personal care items, household items and food. My journey is as much my own as it is others’ because I want you to know that if I can cut back on my unnecessary spending, you certainly can! Read more
Dogs are expensive. A puppy is even more expensive because you’re making quite a few one-time purchases like crates, toys, puppy vaccines and more. I break down ways I save money, while still giving Summer all the stuff she needs and then some ;).
Fast facts about Summer:
She’s an Australian-Shepherd/Beagle Mix.
She was adopted from Petsmart during their adoption days on August 27, 2017! #iadopted
She loves peanut butter flavored anything.
The answer, plain and simple: only two percent of people aged 30 or younger had a credit score greater than 780 in 2017, according to Value Penguin. TWO percent. If you’re asking yourself, who cares? Then, I’m pointing my finger at you because you should care, you should care a whole lot. Read more
Ever since I started meal planning, I’ve never looked back. It takes a bit of time and about an hour’s worth of prepping, but it’s worth it in the end. Today I’m showing you what I used to make Overnight Oats, Breakfast Smoothies, Grilled Chicken & Chickpea Salad and Chicken Taco Bowls for a total of 20 meals all stored in a pint-size mason jar.
Since the temperature is in the chilly degrees (even in Florida), I’d say it’s time to tackle the dreaded energy bill. It’s easy for a two-bedroom apartment’s electric bill to range from $80 to $150, and I’m sharing some simple tips on how to keep your bill low no matter how hot or cold it is.
Making changes to your spending habits isn’t always easy and some changes will take more time than others. I’m sharing some really simple ways to spend less, save more and start off 2018 without extra financial stress.