Tips on How to Get Your Kid Started with Investing

Tips On How to Get Your Kids Started with Investing

We all want our kids to have rich, full lives and to take every opportunity that comes their way. We also want them to learn how to seek opportunity and take charge of their financial future. While kids are learning ABC’s and 123’s, it’s not a bad idea to start introducing them to these financial concepts. Investing will lead to…

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Tax Refund Windfall: Smart Moves to Make with Your Money

Smart Money Moves to Make with Your Tax Refund

Tax season is upon us, and those of us who are expecting refunds are not hesitating to file. The windfall of a tax refund is something we have come to look forward to and anticipate. It’s tempting to use the money to treat yourself, but don’t start spending that return before you even get it. If you are in a…

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5 Personal Finance Skills to Teach Your Kid Before They Move Out

5 Personal Finance Skills to Teach Your Kid Before They Move Out

Personal finance skills make a huge difference in how you experience life. It can free you, or the lack of financial literacy can enslave you. As most children become independent and start their own lives, they’re under no requirement to have any financial education whatsoever. So it is up to the parents to equip them with the personal finance skills…

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5 Money Arguments That Can Hurt Your Relationships

5 Money Arguments That Can Hurt Your Relationships

Money is the number one thing that couples fight over and it’s no wonder. Money is intrinsically tied to lifestyle and the dreams you hold for the future. It impacts how you are able to live today and tomorrow. Relationships can be perfect alliances, but more often than not, they involve a large amount of compromise. Differing financial visions and…

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Side Hustle Ideas: 11 Ways to Make Money Fast on the Side

Side Hustle Ideas 11 Ways to Make Money Fast on the Side

We keep on hearing about these tough, trying, uncertain times. Not the kind of things you need on your mind when you are already drowning in debt. That’s why I’m so on fire about telling you you can do something about it. There is a lot that is outside your control that you should not allow yourself to get anxious…

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10 Best Frugal Hacks for Single Income Families

10 Best Frugal Hacks for Single Income Families

Direct Your Money This simple hack is difficult to train yourself on but easy to do. Don’t let your bills control you. Control your monthly statements by deciding where to put your money. It’s hard when you have a lot of outstanding debt to several lenders, but you need to prioritize. Come up with a hit list for eliminating your…

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Easy Tips to Get Your Spouse On Board with Budgeting

Easy Tips to Get Your Spouse On Board with Budgeting

Discuss Your Dreams and Long Term Goals It’s very likely that by the time you sit your spouse down to discuss your desire to budget you are so exasperated that you might not be coaxing out the openness and vulnerability you need from your partner. One of the most important budget discussion tips is to make sure you approach the…

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5 Easiest Hacks to Get Ahead on Your Bills

5 Easiest Hacks to Get Ahead on Your Bills

When you struggle under the oppression of debt and you are just living paycheck to paycheck, you may feel helpless to ever improve your financial situation. Chances are, you’re bearing down and working tirelessly only to feel as though you are running in circles. As you fight exhaustion, you may ask yourself “what’s the point?” A dangerous question that tends…

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10 Things to Cut From Your Budget When Money is Tight

10 Things to Cut From Your Budget When Money is Tight

We’ve all been there. Whether it’s an overdraft charge on your checking account, or an extra-large credit card invoice, going over budget can catch you by surprise. When you end up spending more than you budget for, it really stings. The hardest part is how much money we get so used to automatically paying out every month, week, or even…

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5 Budgeting Hacks to Try if You Have No Idea How to Save

5 Budgeting Hacks to Try if You Have No Idea How to Save

If you are reading this right now, you might be afraid of budgeting. You might have trouble with math or just hate the analytical nature of budgeting. It may even be that you’re afraid you can’t do it or you won’t do any good anyway if you tried it. I get it. However, even if you know nothing about saving…

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How to Get Out of Debt Fast With a Low-Income

Low Income? Even You Can Get Out of Debt Fast!

You can conquer your debt even if you don’t make a lot of money! I know how hopeless it can feel to be in debt. I was right there too when I started my Spending Fast all those years ago. A lot of us find ourselves in debt (seemingly) by accident. Nobody wants to owe so much, but, we all…

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5 Easy Money Moves Every Single Parent Should Make

Easy Money Moves Every Single Parent Should Make

Every single parent should follow these 5 easy money moves to make sure their kids are on the path to success. Some of these FEEL like difficult To-Do list items that really aren’t difficult at all. Others are simple life hacks that can change your world drastically. All of them will benefit you, and your kids, financially down the road….

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