Grandparents Teach the Grands Money

My grandmother raised my brother and me. I know if you have ever heard me speak or listened to me on a podcast interview I always talk about my parents and not my grandma. So, let me clarify this statement. For about 7 or 8 years we (me and my brother) lived with grandma. My […]

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Cherish People not Stuff

It’s Christmas Eve and I’m sitting here just finishing wrapping the boy’s gifts and I can’t help but Wonder if I bought enough stuff and if they’ll be happy with what they get. Because my boys know that Santa Claus is not real, they know that everything under the tree is for me (and family). […]

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Co-parenting while Teaching Kids about Money

I have to say that this has been a very sensitive topic for me teaching your kids about money while you’re co-parenting can become a struggle. Both parents have their opinions about what the kids should be learning, when they should be learning it, and how they should be learning. So when you add a complicated […]

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Santa Is Not Real; That’s OK

One year ago, when my children were 6 years old, I told then Santa was not real. I told them about a week after Christmas. I’m not going to lie it was hard at first to make the decision to tell them. As a parent it was important to me that they understood that money […]

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Dead End Jobs have a Place

Oh, crap did I just do it again? Did I just get another job… Ok, people so a moment of truth… for the past five years I have had a list of countless dead-end jobs, but not because of what you think. With my past working experience, it would be easy to get a “good” […]

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Family Asking You for Money

Of course, you would know it. It’s October and the first month I start my new journey to becoming debt free. The plan was to finish paying off my last $40,000 in debt before my 40th birthday on July 28, 2020. Surely if I got rid of $350,000 in debt in 4 years, I could […]

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Why Children’s Need Financial Literacy

Children and Money Many adults believe that the topic of money is too complex for children. However, this type of mindset can be harmful to a child’s financial future. Money is a topic that should be taught to children at a young age. Financial literacy is like any other learned skill the younger you learn […]

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College Bound – Don’t Forget the Fees

If you are the parent of a high school senior you are more than likely going to graduations in the next few days or weeks. I am sure if your reading this post-college is on your mind. Here are fees you should know about before your kids go to college. After speaking to parents all […]

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3 Apps that Help me Save or Make Money

Must people phones are their lifelines. So, it was vital for me to share some of the apps I have been using to save a little money. I always like making and saving money. To be honest I am finding that apps are helping me out with that. I have a lot of apps on […]

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4 Money Tips for Single Women

I have never been married and that has left me with a lot of experiencing in handling my money alone as a single woman. Being in a girlfriend boyfriend relationship is not the same as being married. There are times when the lines can get a little blurred like when your living together but it’s […]

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