Creating a Financial Path Together

My wife and I started dated a few years ago and we were hopping from her apartment to mine on and off until her lease came due. This was only three months in our relationship. We decided to move in together, after dating only three months, and it has been a bliss ever since. Opening Up […]

How We’re Simplifying Our Finances

Ready for next year? Now may be the perfect time to start simplifying your finances. I know it is for us! Too Much On Our Plates This past year has been quite eventful for us. We’ve accomplished quite a bit, but we’ve also had set backs. One of our biggest failures was not getting rid of […]

How We Finished the 50/50 Challenge

After a month of taking the 50/50 Challenge, it’s time to show my work. Did I make it or did I fail? (play dramatic music here) How a Monthly Money Review Can Help Taking the 50/50 Challenge been a fun way to push me to both earn a little more and trim our monthly expenses. […]

2015: The Year of Growth and Better Habits

With so much going on this upcoming year, I was looking for a fun way to build our finances in 2015. To help keep us accountable for this year, I’ve signed up for MoneyStepper’s 2015 Savings Challenge.  I can’t wait to see how things go this year for us. In case you haven’t heard of it, […]

What is Your Biggest Money Goal for 2014?

Thank you to everyone who took the time to share their thoughts and ideas. I know most of you are busy juggling family and work, so I’m grateful that you gave me your input. (Speaking of – if you took the survey, go ahead and check your inbox. I just sent an email to the winner!) 2014 […]

2014 The Year of Financial Simplicity

This year has overall been a good year for us, while we have had some setbacks and challenges, we’re grateful for what 2013 has brought us. Now it’s time to set our sights for this upcoming year. Before we get into 2014 (next week!), I want to share our financial goals with you. Over the […]

2013 Financial Goals

My husband and I also talked this past week about some financial goals that we have to accomplish. For our first goal, we have a pretty thought out plan and for the second one I’m looking at how I want to accomplish it. The third one, though, is a bit up in the air. Unlike other years, […]

How to Organize a Personal Finance Project

As an IT project manager I’m responsible for organizing and managing technology projects of all shapes and sizes. By definition, there’s an end to every project, otherwise, it can’t be a project. That means you define a scope of work and once the scope is completed the project is closed. You then move onto the […]