Expecting or Adopting? Score These Free Baby Items for Just the Cost of Shipping!

While I am not a mom, I’ve been to my share of baby showers to know how ridonkulously expensive little ones can be. Even if you are determined to raise your kiddo with as few “gadgets” as possible, the most basic items can still cost a pretty penny. Add diapers, formula/breastfeeding supplies, extra food, andContinue Reading

Posted on: 27 February 2017 | 3:34 pm

How to Qualify for the Best Mortgage Possible

While the housing market has certainly recovered from the 2009 crash, banks aren’t as lend-happy as they were a decade ago. While this is actually a good thing,  it also means that you may have to do a bit more work or have a better financial history than if you bought ten years ago. IContinue Reading

Posted on: 30 January 2017 | 7:00 am

How to Know When You are Ready to Buy a Home

As some of you know, my fella and I are saving for a house. I know, look at me acting all adultish, right? Frankly, it blows my mind. But seriously, it has been a steep learning curve. There are things we have to consider and plan for that I hadn’t even thought of. It’s justContinue Reading

Posted on: 24 January 2017 | 4:17 pm

How to Save Big Bucks on Your Wedding Dress

While splurging on your wedding is not a new thing, I blame the show “Say Yes to the Dress” for making modern brides feel the need to spend thousands and thousands of dollars on their dress. Seriously, y’all, that is just ridonkulous. This is a dress you will be wearing for one day; you doContinue Reading

Posted on: 11 January 2017 | 7:00 am

The Absolutely Best Time to Book Flights To Save Money

Booking flights has become more of an art form than an agenda item for many people. It seems that everyone has their own secret strategy on how they can score the best deal. As November and December hit, this discussion amplifies as family and friends seem to cover more and more ground across multiple states,Continue Reading

Posted on: 9 January 2017 | 7:00 am

Financial Resolutions For 2017: Knowledge Is Power, Not Perfection

It’s hard to believe Christmas is over. Our tree, having dried out, is already in the back of our pickup truck to be made into woodchips for anyone who wants them, and our favorite decorations are now back in their appropriate containers, waiting to be revealed next year- the day after Thanksgiving. After the decorationsContinue Reading

Posted on: 5 January 2017 | 8:58 pm

Top Ten Articles to Read When You Want To Invest

Coming from someone who thought a 401K was a long distance race, it’s needless to say I was brand spankin’ new to investing. When I was hired for my first full-time job in 2011, I was bombarded with advice on saving money here, putting paychecks there. So I did what every independent 22 year oldContinue Reading

Posted on: 4 January 2017 | 11:20 am

Important Things to Know Before You Sign a Lease

Finding a new place to live can be overwhelming!  If you’re getting ready to sign a lease, you may not be sure what to look out for in dealing with a new property management company or landlord. Before you sign a lease, here are a few important things you will need to consider……. Check forContinue Reading

Posted on: 2 January 2017 | 7:00 am

20 Celebratory Cocktails for The Holiday Season

As icy coronas and fruity margaritas disappear with the long summer nights, it can be harder to find a cozy cocktail for these winter months. Although we would never turn down a cup of coffee and a splash of Bailey’s, there has to be more to the winter world of beverages. Whether you’re trying toContinue Reading

Posted on: 19 December 2016 | 7:00 am

Easy Beauty Savings From Your Phone With CVS ExtraCare

There is one way that I can make going to the pharmacy to pick up a prescription better, and that’s a walk through the beauty aisle for a quick session of #TreatYoSelf.  They say with the right lipstick, you can accomplish anything, and for $6 or less, I’m often willing to make that bet! IContinue Reading

Posted on: 17 December 2016 | 7:00 am