Investing Money, Kids and Money

A Fun Way to Teach Your Kids About Investing

My son is a curious 14 year old entrepreneur. He earned a little over $1,000 last year doing odd jobs for family and neighbors! Now he's interested in finding ways to make that money grow, but I was having a lot of difficulty finding an investment vehicle for a minor, which didn't require me to… Continue reading A Fun Way to Teach Your Kids About Investing

Making Money

5 Ways to Make More Money When You Don’t Have Time

Now, speaking as one single mama to another, I know how difficult it can be to find the time to generate more income! We all want to find ways to earn more income, but the demands of raising children and work obligations often leaves us exhausted. So what can we do? How can we earn… Continue reading 5 Ways to Make More Money When You Don’t Have Time

Kids and Money, Saving Money

How to Buy Clothes for Your Kids When You’re on a Budget

This month my teenage daughter is starting at a new school. She was excited to begin, until the principal began telling her about their dress code. In addition to not being able to keep her nose-ring in, she would not be allowed to wear pants with holes or tears. Now, you may not have a… Continue reading How to Buy Clothes for Your Kids When You’re on a Budget

Budgeting Money, Investing Money

How to Prioritize Your Budget When You’re a Single Mom

Over the years. I’ve read many articles on how to create a budget. I’ve even recently completed Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University course. I follow really informative and inspirational blogs such as Mr. Money Mustache and Student Loan Hero. What I’ve learned is that advice for budgeting falls into 2 categories - Tortoises and Hares!… Continue reading How to Prioritize Your Budget When You’re a Single Mom

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The Journey Begins

Today is the 2nd day of January 2018 and I am 2 days into my journey to pay down $178,290 in debt, build wealth and achieve financial independence! I've read so many blogs that tell how someone "got out of debt"- AFTER they've reached their goal. But very few blogs are written as the author… Continue reading The Journey Begins