Finding Purpose in your work – No Matter What you do

  Work. Unless you're financially independent, or already retired, you likely spend most of your time at work. It's easy to get caught up in the day-to-day business, hustle, and bustle of whatever it is that you do for a living. But when was the last time you sat down and thought about the larger … Continue reading Finding Purpose in your work – No Matter What you do

How Your Emergency Plan can Save You

Good morning and happy Monday! I'm excited today to have written my first guest post over at My Family on a Budget - be sure to go check it out if you haven't already. Emergency funds. We all hear that you should be keeping 3-6 months of expenses in a savings account or some other easily … Continue reading How Your Emergency Plan can Save You

Raising Financially Confident Kids by Mary Hunt

I’ve read this book before but its been a while, so I decided to take it out of the library again to review. If you’re a mom (or dad) looking for tips and tricks on getting your kids to learn about and appreciate money, you’ll find a few gems in this one. One warning, although … Continue reading Raising Financially Confident Kids by Mary Hunt

Black Friday Fun – What do Personal Finance Bloggers do on Black Friday?

Ah, Black Friday. The day that you wake up early, run around like crazy, and showcase consumerism. It’s the American way! That must be why I'm up at 4 AM writing this, right? Now I have no objection to getting up early. After all, I’m usually up at 4 AM anyway (like right now). But … Continue reading Black Friday Fun – What do Personal Finance Bloggers do on Black Friday?

Negotiating? Know your BATNA

Working Women Wednesdays gives you tips, tricks, and information about being a successful working mom in corporate America. Today's post is about negotiation. Negotiations. Many of us hate them. But we all have to do them once in a while. A new car. A raise. A new project, or job. Negotiating successfully is a key … Continue reading Negotiating? Know your BATNA