7 Tips for Coping with the Financial Strain of a Serious Injury

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When you injure yourself, it can have a massively detrimental impact on your life and your ability to work, not to mention all the other responsibilities in life that will suddenly become harder to complete. The thing that people worry about in particular are their finances and how they will cover basic living costs when an injury has sidelined them for the foreseeable future.

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How Do You Know When To Buy A House?

You can expect to lose your first milk teeth around the age of 6 or 7-year-old…

You will pass your driving licence in your late teens…

You are likely to earn a degree during your early 20s…

You are more likely to meet your significant other when you start working at your career job…

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The Search For Happiness… and How To Find True Happiness

Happiness is often the goal that many of us search for in life. As long as we’re smiling and having a good time, we often don’t think about anything else. This pursuit of happiness ultimately changes the way we approach life.

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6 Easy Changes To Make When You Need Extra Money

 Money is the #1 stressor for most families, and we all understand why. Here are 6 ways that parents can decrease their budget, while still enjoying life and making memories with their kids…

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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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How To Have A Self-Care Regimen With A Newborn

Remember that we are learning to refocus and find balance in all areas of life. Last week, we talk about finances (click here to read my budgeting ideas for a varying income). As I started to write this, I realized I have no idea why I decided to pursue this niche at this season in our lives.

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Here Is How NOT To Cut Corners On A Budget

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Most of our blogs on budgeting is about savings and cutting costs. But SOMETIMES being frugal becomes a mindset that gets us stuck in a cycle money saving efforts that greatly increases our stress. Instead of focusing on budgeting, let’s take a breath and laugh at ourselves . Are you ready? Here are some of our “not best budgeting ideas” that we need to laugh about…

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“But I had NO choices!” #sidehustlin’ when it feels forced on you…

But I had NO choices, #sidehustling when it feels forced on you by health, money and kidsWhat do you do when your situation forces you to take up a side income job? What if you don’t have the time to plan it like you wanted or have the means to dream big? This is where we found ourselves at for the last few weeks…

See, the doctors call it uncontrolled, brittle, difficult, unpredictable, confusing and they feel sorry for me because I am trying so hard. I tell my husband it is tiring, exhausting, makes me feel lost, depressed and exhausted, it seems like a full time job. You can call it Type 1 Diabetes with super high risk pregnancy. The pregnancy has gone pretty well, up until 3 weeks ago. Now, at 7 months pregnant, I have had 2 hospital visits in the last 3 weeks, daily struggles to control my diabetes and am now only able to work about 2 days a week, if that much! And it is all due to having a chronic disease that doesn’t play by the rules. 

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18 Money Mistakes I Made During The Holidays

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It’s time for a little confession. Okay, here it goes – my budgeting (and especially my spending) was sorta off-balance during the holidays.

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