21 Reasons To Hate Budgeting (and how to change it)…

Don’t you just love budgeting and hearing about all the changes you need to make? I mean, doesn’t it just inspire you to change everything and never go out to eat again? Riiiight… yeah, me neither. 

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From Total Desperation to A Little Hope…

I just saw a blog titled “I paid off $50,000 of debt in 2 months and here is how I did it.”  I think I gagged a little at how out of this world their claims are as I rolled my eyes. Yeah, we aren’t there yet either, so let’s celebrate the little steps of victory instead…

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How To Calculate Your Home Business Profits

As I have started consulting with small business owners, I have noticed that when people don’t treat a business as a business, it can cause mental stress and chaos for the whole family.

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How To Give Your Budget A Makeover

Have you ever taken a financial or budgeting class? Maybe as part of your church or through a budgeting program that you paid for?

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How To Manage Money As A Side Hustler

I love budgeting!  However, for the past 3 years, it was very difficult for us to create a working budget. Why? All the jobs we worked were unsteady paychecks.

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A Breakdown of 15 Tax Deductions For The Normal Guy Running A Home Business or Side Hustle

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It’s tax season, so if you were working last year, and as boring as it is, you need to file taxes. So let’s talk the most common deductions and how to simplify your tax preparation…

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day With These 9 Unique Ideas (PLUS 8 kid-friendly activities to include the whole family!)

Valentine’s Day might be my favorite holiday. I love the cheesy hearts and forced signs of affection. I love that the stores are overflowing with flowers and one of those $20 bunches may end up on my dining room table. I have also learned to be very comfortable with buying my own flowers (since I am the one who loves them so much), besides what I REALLY LOVE from my husband on Valentine’s Day (or for any date) is creativity, a date made just for me because he knows it is a unique idea or activity that we will love. So, if you like creativity or need last minute ideas, here are 9 date/gift options for your honey and you plus 8 kid-friendly activities to make the best memories for your family this Valentine’s Day!

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8 More Side Jobs To Give You Financial Freedom… (and all of them include working with kids!)

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It’s Christmas evening, and we have ended our festivities for another year. It was another beautiful and memory making Christmas, we got wonderful presents and spent time with the ones we love the most. But it is evening now, so my husband is out working his ride-share gig job while I work writing gig from the computer.

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40 Ways to Make Extra Income For the Holidays, part 1 

It’s the time of year where we all spend a little (or a lot) extra on gifts, events, parties and who knows what else. Are you the discount gifter, the planned gifter or the unplanned, rushed gifter?

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