How To Get Over Money Problems

Financial problems are immensely stressful. This stress can sometimes dangerously spill into other aspects of life, such as marriage, friendships and, you know, happiness. While you should never brush off debt to feel good, here’s how to get over money problems without shattering good relationships and peace of mind. Read ahead to find out. 1.       Talk […]

How to Make Children Aware about the Importance of Money

Today we have a guest post from Tina Roth. Enjoy! I came across a quote a few days back on a friend’s social media timeline, which kept me thinking for the days that followed. Here’s the quote: “The price of something is different from its value.” We always consider the price, hardly the value. That’s […]

My Frugal Wins Lately

As much a like to remind y’all that I’m definitely not the most frugal blogger out there (and that I’m ok with it), I have actually had some really good frugal wins lately. More importantly though, I feel excited to know that more and more bloggers are finally talking about why it’s ok to not […]

Banks It’s Not Me…It’s You

The following is a humor-filled yet factual guest post by Cullen Bushnell representing CO-OP Financial Services. If you’re 18 to 35-years-old, you’re a millennial. But you already knew that. What I bet you didn’t know is that you’re not into banks anymore. If, however, you disagree, keep reading. Your mind’s about to be blown. There are 85 […]

3 Instances Where Life is NOT Like TV

I don’t watch a lot of TV these days because I consider it to be a mostly time-sucking activity that doesn’t add a lot of value to my life. Maybe that’s because I mostly watch trashy TV – AKA reality TV and ABC Family. #dontjudge Although my choices of TV shows might be questionable at […]

How to Get on The Same Financial Page as Your Partner

You’ve fallen in love and everything is perfect. You two agree about everything, you get along swimmingly and you’re permanent residents of lover’s paradise. It’s a match made in heaven! Then you realize that you’ve never really figured out the finances thing. Sometimes you pick up the tab and sometimes your partner does. You’ve got […]

Which Debt Should You Pay Off First?

Debt, much like Jean-Ralphio’s sister Mona-Lisa, is literally the worst. It sucks up your money, causes stress and can hurt things like your credit score. The worst! I know you want to pay off all your debt ASAP. When you have different kinds of debt though, which should be the first to go? The number […]

You Are Responsible For Your Own Money

Responsibility is the terrain of adults. From handling your own housing situation, to providing food for yourself somehow, to managing your money, you are responsible for yourself out there in the big bad world. No one holds your hand through every adult interaction. You have to face each challenge and surprise that comes your way. Sometimes […]

4 Stupid Money Mistakes I’ve Made Lately

It may shock you to learn this, but I’m only human. Yep, I’m not a robot. As much as I’ve learned about life, money, and myself in the past couple of years, I still have a lot left to learn too. And I still make money mistakes frequently. In fact, I’ve made quite a few […]

Hanging With Friends Fo Free- Four Ideas to See Your Friends and Save Cash

Over the last year, as I was crushing my student loan debt, I lived very frugally. I cut out any and all ‘extra’ spending. If it wasn’t rent, gas or food, I wasn’t paying it! I’ve always been frugal but this was next level. I’m talking total money lockdown. As anyone who has tried to […]