12 Productivity Tips for Working From Home

12 Productivity Tips for Working From Home

  For the past five years, I’ve been working a full-time job while running my business during the free hours of my evenings and weekends.  During those years, I had to get pretty darn good at working from home. After all, I was doing basically a full-time...
Is it Better to Pay Off Debt or Save Money First?

Is it Better to Pay Off Debt or Save Money First?

  One of the questions I am asked most often is whether it’s better to pay off debt or save money first. And honestly, it wasn’t all that long ago that I was the one struggling with this dilemma.  When I was newly divorced and desperate for financial advice, I...
The Best Personal Finance Blogs for Women

The Best Personal Finance Blogs for Women

  I first started reading female personal finance blogs a few years ago out of absolute necessity.  I had recently gone through a divorce and was pretty much at financial rock bottom. I decided it was time to educate myself, so I started reading personal finance...
17 Foolproof Ways to Save Money on a Tight Budget

17 Foolproof Ways to Save Money on a Tight Budget

  17 Foolproof Ways to Save Money on a Tight Budget There are affiliate links in this post, meaning I may make a small commission at no additional cost to you. For more information, see my full disclosure policy here.   I know from personal experience that...
11 Ways to Make an Extra $1,000 Per Month

11 Ways to Make an Extra $1,000 Per Month

  When my husband and I got married, we knew we had some financial goals we wanted to meet pretty quickly.  Together we have six figures of debt, and we knew we wanted to pay that off as soon as possible. Thinking about making these student loan payments twenty...
How to Be Productive When You Aren’t Feeling Motivated

How to Be Productive When You Aren’t Feeling Motivated

  You know that feeling of excitement and motivation you have when you start a new project?  I had it when I first started my blog. I would spend every moment of free time I had on it. I would spend my lunch hour working on new blog posts, and I would stay up way...
Financial Goals to Help Make 2020 Your Best Year Yet

Financial Goals to Help Make 2020 Your Best Year Yet

There are affiliate links in this post, meaning I may make a small commission at no additional cost to you. For more information, see my full disclosure policy here.   If you read my blog often, you know that my finances have been a top priority for me for the...
How We’re Planning to Pay Off Six Figures of Debt

How We’re Planning to Pay Off Six Figures of Debt

There are affiliate links in this post, meaning I may make a small commission at no additional cost to you. For more information, see my full disclosure policy here.   One of the first conversations Brandon and I had when we got engaged was the money talk.  We...
The 7 Best Podcasts for Bloggers & Entrepreneurs

The 7 Best Podcasts for Bloggers & Entrepreneurs

  So, I have a confession. I was a little late to the podcast train. I spent literally years watching some of my favorite bloggers recommending podcasts before I finally gave in.  Then a few years ago I finally gave in and checked out a few podcasts. And I was...
How to Overcome Perfectionism to Boost Your Productivity

How to Overcome Perfectionism to Boost Your Productivity

  I spent years being proud of the fact that I was a perfectionist. I thought it was a good thing — something that helped me to be successful.  I thought for sure it would make me a better student, a better employee because I couldn’t bring myself to turn in...