29 Financial Tips to Boost Your Savings This Week

The biggest lesson I’ve learned about saving money is that it’s a discipline of the mind, not a discipline of the wallet. Where your attitude about debt, giving, stuff, and wealth goes, your account balance will follow. On that note, I’ve compiled a simple list of 29 tweaks you can make to save money this […]

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 […]

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 […]

Financial Freedom For Families: 10 Tips You Need To Know

All families have a need for financial stability. Even if money isn’t the most important thing in the world, it is a crucial resource for leading a comfortable lifestyle. Therefore, improving your immediate and long-term situation should always sit high on the agenda. In reality, no two families are identical, and you need to find […]