Tons of Fun Ways to Enjoy a Family Staycation

It's not about the cost; it's about the memories.

Today, we’re joined by guest blogger Carol Robson of Tiny House Plans. Carol offers her passion-infused expertise in living simply and enjoying a frugal lifestyle. I absolutely applaud her message that family vacations don’t have to cost thousands; it’s more about investing time with your family. Enjoy these tips today from Carol! Image Credit: Evil […]

Choosing Joy When Life Dumps Mud on Your Plans

My pastor preached on joy this Sunday.  Afterward, my mind came alive with article ideas.  They were jumping around like ping-pong balls.  Why do we choose happiness over joy?  How do people benefit by choosing joy?  Do I want tacos for lunch?   Wait, that’s not it… (Photo Credit:  Matthijs – Creative Commons) I rushed […]

Teaching Your Children About Money

Do You Have a Teachable Moment to Share on My Blog?

ANNOUNCEMENT: I’m so excited to be launching my first feature series on my blog starting this month! “Teaching Your Children About Money” I love sharing my financial experiences and tips with you.  But what I love even more is when my readers get a chance to share that with each other. I don’t have to tell […]

Wealth Building is the Launch Pad for These 3 Things

We all want to get rich.  You’re not Ebeneezer Scrooge for wanting that. Mathematically, if you earn an average income (in America, that’s $50,000 per household), live on less than you make, and invest wisely, then you should retire wealthy.  There are variables, but this is my point: If you stick to it, you’ll probably make […]

Why I’m Here

My name is Laura.  I’m a Christian financial coach, a wife, a mother of two. My purpose in creating this blog is to provide a place for money savers and dreamers to root for each other, find advice, and laugh off the mistakes, together. Only two things you need to know about me: The least […]