How I Raised My Credit Score 37 Points in 30 Days – Self Lender Review

Sometimes, no matter what we do to avoid it, things happen in our lives that continue to make an impact long after they immediate event has past. Our credit scores are one of the areas where this is true. Have something bad happen to your credit score and you will feel the impact … [Read more...]

Our Personal Budget – A Real Family Budget for March 2019 Budget

I have a couple of confessions to make. First, I am apparently really bad at keeping a blog series updated the way it should be. :D It isn't that I didn't want to keep you updated on our personal budget for February. It is that I 100% forgot to do so. With softball season just … [Read more...]

Our Personal Budget – January 2019 Budget Mid-Month Check In

Can you believe we're already half-way through January already? I swear the older I get, the faster time goes. When we first began the month, I shared our January 2019 personal budget with you. Now, half-way through the month, it is time to update you on how we're doing. My goal … [Read more...]

How We Are Living Frugally in 2019 – Week 2 – What We Ate and How We Saved

Oh ya'll. Last week was one heck of a week around our house! So much so that I am actually a few days late getting this post up! I spent the majority of this past week asleep or in bed with a virus or something. I'm not quite sure what I had going on, but I do know that I felt … [Read more...]

Living Frugally in 2019 – Week 1 – What We Ate and How We Saved

Living frugally can be hard sometimes. It's super easy to feel as if you're the only one in the world who is living a frugal lifestyle. It can be easy to feel miserable while trying to live a frugal life. Whether you realize it or not, thoughts such as those can really hinder … [Read more...]

A Sneak Peek at Our 2019 Financial Goals

I have this thing; I don't set resolutions. I feel like resolving to do something is a sure-fire way to set myself up to fail. After all, how many people do you know who keep their resolutions each year? The answer is "not many." I know from experience that when I resolve to do … [Read more...]

Our January 2019 Budget- Picking Up the Pieces of a Smashed Emergency Fund

It's a new year and for our family, that means taking stock of our previous years spending, our savings and any other financial related tasks that happen once or twice a year. I thought it would be fun this year to show you our monthly budget at the beginning of the month and how … [Read more...]