A Guide To Wedding Planning On A Budget

Congratulations — you’re engaged! While the media might lead you to believe that wedding planning is stressful, overwhelming, and expensive, it certainly doesn’t have to be. In this article, you’ll find the best tips and tactics for planning a wedding on a budget you can afford– all without the stress and overwhelm! There are more resources than ever out [...]

By |July 23rd, 2019|2 Comments

Avoid “Failure To Launch” By Being Good With Money

Have you heard the phrase Failure to Launch before? I'm sure you have, there was a $100 million-grossing movie, starring Matthew McConaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker of the same name. If you are a parent, you might be thinking about how it relates to your kids. No parent wants their child to experience the failure to launch and end [...]

By |July 21st, 2019|2 Comments

Viewing Yourself As The Underdog Has Consequences

Over the past few years, I've come to realize that so much of a person's life is determined by how we think. Because people usually think of us by how we portray ourselves in the world, it's important to stay confident and focus on who you want to be known as. Even if you don't have much going for [...]

By |July 9th, 2019|2 Comments

The Habits Of Successful People Who Rise To The Top

Successful people come in all shapes and sizes and success itself means different things to everyone. When it comes to finance, you might consider becoming a financial black belt as being successful. Others might find their definition of being successful with money is having no debt and enough money in the bank to take a nice vacation. You get [...]

By |July 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Using The Debt Snowball To Kick Debt In The Face Fast

Having a lot of debt can feel like you're being sat on by a sumo wrestler. Not fun! But like most things in personal finance, there's a technique you can use to kick your opponent (in this case debt) in the face and claim victory once and for all! The debt snowball method is a process of implementing the [...]

By |July 5th, 2019|0 Comments

15th Monthly Net Worth Update

Welcome back to another monthly net worth report! Things picked up in the stock market and my investments recovered nicely from falling last month. I'm also happy to report that I got my first check from blogging this month! Apparently, I encouraged a few people to sign up for some credit cards back in April and I received a [...]

By |July 4th, 2019|4 Comments

What Sells On eBay: June 2019

Welcome back to the what sells on eBay series! June was another solid month and I was glad to see my sales go up. The summer months are usually the slowest of the year on eBay, so I'm glad I was able to make more in June than I did in May despite that. I find it interesting that [...]

By |July 3rd, 2019|2 Comments

How To Invest In Real Estate Without Being A Landlord

This post was written in partnership with DiversyFund. If you’re a reader of personal finance blogs, you know that real estate investing is a hot topic. Bloggers plug and review companies like Fundrise, Realty Mogul, and PeerStreet. A relatively new, but highly competitive fund in this space is DiversyFund. The team at DiversyFund asked the team at The Money [...]

By |June 28th, 2019|0 Comments