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How to Start the New Year Off On the Right Financial Foot

  January 5

I already talked about my resolutions for this year in my last post (thanks, by the way, for all the supportive comments on that one!) But, I do want to talk more about getting on the right financial foot this year. The way to do that is, of course, to get organized. Even though I’m going to … Continued

3 Last Minute Gift Ideas that Don’t Seem Last Minute

  December 22

I can’t believe that Christmas is just a few days away. We traveled for the first two weeks of December, so the month really seems to be flying by! I honestly can’t believe we’re at the end to another year. Anyway, I know some of you are likely still struggling to find the perfect gifts for … Continued

How to Get Your Financial Life Back On Track in 2016

  December 3

The following post written by staff writer, Kayla. If that headline hits home for you, it’s probably because you’ve tried and failed to get your financial life on track in years past. Believe me when I say you are not alone. This is definitely something I’m constantly struggling with too. Almost everybody has multiple recoveries … Continued
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How My Broken Car Changed my Outlook on Debt

  November 17

Today’s post is written by my friend and fellow PF blogger, Aaron Crowe. Once you’re finished reading it, please hop on over to his blog as I am posting over there today. 🙂 Enjoy! I don’t think anyone consciously chooses a life of debt. It just sort of happens. A new clothing purchase here. Dining … Continued

4 Ways to Recover Financially From a Divorce

  November 6

Today’s post is by staff writer, Kayla and is brought to you by Diamond Lighthouse. All advice and opinions are her own. I’m just doing all kinds of opening up these days. A couple of weeks ago I shared some of my biggest financial mistakes with you guys here and one of them was coping … Continued
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4 Financial Mistakes I’ve Made and What I Learned From Them

  October 22

This post is by staff writer, Kayla. Even though I’m a personal finance blogger, I’ve made some financial mistakes. I think we all have and sometimes they are even pretty recent ones. Sharing them, as my friend Alexa did here, just makes us seem more human to those who read our blog. They know that … Continued

How We Have Family Fun on a Budget

  September 16

Over the past few months, we’ve had some pretty major expenses in the Budget Blonde household. We had to pay around $8,000 for health insurance for the 4 of us last month. I had a pretty large business expense that was several thousand dollars, and last night the hubs finally applied to residency, and the … Continued

How to Choose Your Splurges in Life

  September 9

I think we can all agree that a splurge every now and then is really nice. What I find interesting is that my idea of a splurge has really, really changed over time. Just a few years ago, I had the opportunity to live in the Caribbean on the island of Grenada for 3 years … Continued

Why You Need Life Insurance at Every Stage of Life

  September 8

This post is part of the TermLifeInsurance.com blog tour, which helps spread awareness of the importance of providing financial security for your family. September is Life Insurance Awareness month, so learn more with LifeHappens.org and how life insurance can protect your family and your finances. This post is by staff writer, Kayla. Wow you guys! How … Continued
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Top Apps to Help You Manage Your Personal Finances

  September 1

The following is by staff writer, Kayla. Whether you need to dramatically reduce your debt levels, want to save up for Christmas, or would like to save more money each year, it pays to keep on top of your personal finances. The only way to cut costs and save money though, is by being aware … Continued
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