June 22, 2018.Reading time 6 minutes.
Financial fitness is a lot like physical fitness Everyone knows physical fitness is nothing but great for you. In fact it is nothing but good for your health, your sanity, and your overall well-being. Guess what. It’s the exact same for financial fitness. But just like starting a new workout, sometimes starting a financial […]
May 2, 2018.Reading time 12 minutes.
You think it’s hard to budget with a guaranteed income? Hoowee! Try doing it when you don’t know the next time you’ll get paid. I just got my first paycheck since November, but thankfully we had money set aside and Greg has been part-timing all along, keeping us afloat. Of course we do this on […]
April 10, 2018.Reading time 7 minutes.
I talk to a lot of people about their finances who don’t have a single plan, or oftentimes even a single goal in mind when they think about their money. They know they’re bad with it, but because they can afford their minimum payments they’ve got no motivation to improve their situation. This is […]
March 26, 2018.Reading time 6 minutes.
The inspiration for today’s post came as I was going to take our clothes out of the washer at the RV park. It’s $1.50 per load, so $3 for a wash and dry. As I pulled the six quarters out of our reused Ziploc coin purse I thought “Wait a minute, I’ll just hang […]
March 12, 2018.Reading time 7 minutes.
Contrary to popular belief, a budget is not a punishment. People think adhering to a budget is scary, a hassle, inconvenient, or that they’ll have to “live like they’re poor”, but in reality a budget is simply a tool that allows you to tell your money where to go. You get to tell your money where to […]
January 22, 2018.Reading time 43 minutes.
I’m a firm believer that the easiest way to save money is not by making more, but by spending less. Our biggest priority is to spend less so we can travel more, which is the driving motivation for every dollar we make, save, and spend. This is a list of our favorite ways to […]
May 8, 2015.Reading time 4 minutes.
Ebates is one of our favorite ways to save money. Between our separate accounts, Greg and I have earned nearly $1000.00, just by shopping online at our favorite stores. If you’re not an Ebates member already, now is a great time to join as they’re offering a free $10 bonus, just for signing up! […]