All Things Finance

How to save your money. My tips & tricks on how to best spend the money you’re willing to spend. I’m no expert, but I’ve navigated myself out of enough financial crises. I think I’ve learned a thing or two along the way!

DIY Bathroom Update for UNDER $500

I absolutely hated my bathroom when we bought our house last fall. I love the house, don’t get me wrong. The neighborhood is (usually) quiet, the school district is good, it’s close to my husband’s office and our daughter’s pediatrician, and above all: the price was right. The house is/was…

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Tips for Researching How to Save Money

Thanks to the digital age it has become easier than ever before to save money by doing your research and pitting companies off against each other. Here we are going to take a look at some of the ways you can save money and where to look to do the…

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The 60-20-20 Budget will teach you how to actually save money!

We’ve talked before about how my family uses a zero based budget. If you haven’t read that post, you can click here to check it out. But what if our zero based budget format isn’t the one for you? Different budgets work for different people. I’m here to help you…

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19 Things Frugal People DON’T Do

Saving money doesn’t have to come from huge sacrifices. You can make small, painless adjustments to your routine & save tons money! Do you wonder how frugal people do it? Here’s a list of things that frugal people don’t do!  Hit up Starbucks daily Your $5 latte costs them pennies…

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Sinking Funds: what they are, and why you need them!

What is a sinking fund? Put simply, a sinking fund is money set aside for a specific purpose. Having sinking funds keeps you from panicking when December rolls around and you realize you have about $3 to buy Christmas gifts for your whole family. (Anyone else? Just me? Moving on)…

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