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FinCon 2019 Recap (aka that time I spoke in front of 2,000 people)

  September 10

Well, I just got back from FinCon 2019, and I have to tell you: It was a whirlwind! I am slowly getting back into work mode and mom mode, but I wanted to write down everything so I didn’t forget! Wednesday at FinCon19 This year, the timing of FinCon was particularly tricky. I dropped my … Continued

32 Tricks to Save Money Fast

  August 29

Sometimes you want to save money fast. Maybe you don’t have an emergency fund and it’s driving you crazy. Or, you want to save up for a big vacation or a home purchase. Whatever it is, if you’re anxious to build up that savings account ASAP,  there are lots of great ways to save money … Continued

The Benefits of Being Mortgage Free

  April 10

There is a significant amount of debate in the personal finance community about the benefits of being mortgage free. Many people love the idea of being completely and wholeheartedly debt free – mortgage included. They say you just sleep better at night, and you haven’t lived until you have a life of no payments. However, … Continued

6 Things Every College Student Should Know About Money and Adulting

  July 13

Adulting: it’s hard. I’m now 30 years old, and I’m still overwhelmed by the days I have to #adult with the best of them. Back when I started college, there were so many things about life and money I didn’t know. In fact, it’s hard to believe it’s been about 8 years since I finished … Continued

That Time I Found $231 In My Basement

  March 7

Yesterday was one of those crazy days that was full of highs and lows. In the morning, I talked to my accountant, Eric, who told me my tax bill was going to be about $2,000 more than I was expecting. Womp. Womp. One day I’ll get my business tax estimations right, but this year’s miscalculation … Continued

The #1 Mistake Women Make With Their Money

  February 2

Raise your hand if you’ve made a money mistake… Oh yeah, I see you waving your hand out there. Don’t worry; you’re not alone. I’ve been there too, more times than I can count. Got into credit card debt? Check. Took out too many student loans? Check. Didn’t read the fine print on an apartment … Continued

How to Buy Long Lasting Clothes For Your Kids For Less

  January 26

I don’t know about you, but I’m getting tired of my kids’ clothes wearing out. I mean I get it; they cannot keep their yogurt on a spoon to save their lives, so it’s no wonder I wash their clothes constantly. Is it so much to ask, though, that clothes not fade right away or … Continued

How I’m Going to Replace All My Makeup for Under $70

  November 9

Early this morning, I went to move the laundry from the washer to the dryer, and I noticed I somehow put my entire makeup bag into the washing machine. Literally, my whole bag of makeup with my brushes, foundation, mascara, eyeshadow, and even some nail polish went through a heavy wash in the washer (as if … Continued

How To Get Your Wedding Sponsored & Save Lots of Money

  November 3

Are you stressed over the cost of your wedding? Do you wish someone else would just pick up the bill? Well, you’re not alone! We all know that weddings are expensive, but it hurts more when you’re the one writing the checks. The average cost of a wedding in the US is close to $30,000! Crazy, … Continued
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