Easy Ways To Cut Back Your Spending For That One Big Expense

They say that when you want something in this world, you have to go out and get it. When it comes to things that cost money, however, things aren’t always quite that straightforward. Our lives are essentially ruled by money. We pay to live in our homes, we pay for our children’s education (in some […]

How to Be Broke, Married and (Still) in Love

How to Prevent Finances From Ruining Your Marriage Remember when you became friends with your spouse? When you did whatever you could to make each other laugh? I’m going to take a wild guess that you were broke at that time. We certainly were. Four years later, we’re still quite broke, but we’re still married […]

3 Simple Ways to Take the 52-Week Money Challenge

After writing about my own experience with the 52-week money challenge in a recent blog post, I received a lot of positive feedback. People were very interested in trying this method of saving, so I thought I would share three simple ways to begin. OK, so first off, I did not invent this challenge. Nor did […]

Two Critical Habits for Getting Out of Debt (and Staying That Way)

How to Get and Stay Out of Debt Looking back, there are two critical habits my husband and I repeated that got us out of debt. Just yesterday, I realized that they are still as critical, even three years later. What are the two habits? Living on a budget Talking about money Everything boils down […]

6 Questions to Determine Opportunity Cost

How to Know What you are Really Giving up I first heard the term “opportunity cost” years ago. According to Investopedia, it is defined as the benefits you could have received by taking an alternative action. For example, you could play the lottery every payday, but you’d lose the opportunity to invest that money. Or, you […]

5 Ways to Make Extra Money in Time for The Festive Season

How to Make Money During and in Time for the Festive Season You may not be ready to say goodbye to summer; however, it’s pretty much packed up and left for another year. Fall is arriving, which means the following season will be filled with festivities, and added cost to your family life. It’s always […]

5 Tips to Reduce Stress as a Work at Home Mum/Mom from Get Mentally Fit

How can you Juggle Working From Home with Your Husband and Reduce Stress? My name is Emily Johnson (Psychologist), I am the proud Co-found of Gold Coast based training and coaching company, Get Mentally Fit. Our mission is to proactively guide clients through the beneficial process of developing preventative, practical skills and habits that enable […]