Finance 101

Personal finance basics! Where to start if you have no idea what you’re doing with money. (PS: it’s okay to have no idea what you’re doing)

Consider this your finance 101 class.

Monthly Meal Planning [with FREE PDF Templates!]

Let’s just get right into it with this, I don’t want to waste your time babbling in an intro today. We’re talking about how I meal plan for a whole month. By planning an entire month of meals at a time, I save literally more than 50% on feeding my…

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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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Micro-investing for Beginners with No Money + Free Stocks!

Did you know that you don’t have to be rich or have tons of money to start investing? You don’t need $1,000, $500, or even $100. With micro-investing, you can start investing just a few dollars at a time. What is micro-investing? It’s exactly what it sounds like: investing very…

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How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Did you know that 76% of Americans have less than six months of expenses saved in case of an emergency?* Half of those people have even less than three months worth of expenses saved up, and 27% having nothing saved at all. These are shocking figures. Do you fall into…

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Save Money on Groceries without Coupons or Meal Planning

While I’m a huge advocate for meal planning, and religiously do so myself, life isn’t one size fits all. Some people may not be able to stick to the meal plan, which results in extra trips to the store to pick up extra (out of budget) ingredients last minute. I…

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