My mom raised me to be a dollar store shopper. And while I’ll admit that most of the things you manage to get at the dollar store are of terrible quality — there are definitely a few great finds that you can score if you know what you’re looking for. … [Read more...]
Ways to Save Money on a Tight Budget
Trying to save money on a tight budget can be a real challenge. Saving money, in general, is hard but throw in a small budget with limited room to move around can really throw you through a loop. … [Read more...]
What is Financial Freedom?
Financial freedom is going to mean something different to you than it does to me. That’s because we all have our own idea of what our ideal life and success means. It’s also reflective of what stage of life we’re in and what we have left to achieve. In its essence, financial freedom means having the freedom when it comes to money to live your best life the way you want to. You don’t feel trapped by money constraints, you’re not living to work … [Read more...]
Have You Started Saving For Retirement?
I think it’s time we have a serious chat about retirement, more specifically saving for retirement. Now, I’m not that old (though I refuse to tell you how old because a true lady never reveals her age #ThanksGrandma) so saving for my retirement is not something that I spend a lot of time thinking about. Which, if you think about it is a little ridiculous considering that when I'm ready to start thinking about it, it will probably be too late. It … [Read more...]
The 7 Best Saving Tips Around
There are a million and one ways to save money. But with so many tips and tricks, how can you possibly try them all to see what works best for you? Fear not — I have gathered the seven best saving tips that I’ve heard just for you! Add Social Outings to Your Budget It’s really easy for your pre-planned $30 dinner to turn into a $150 night on the town. And I’m a firm believer in the treat yo self philosophy, but a budget’s a budget. So while you … [Read more...]