• The One Year Budget – How to Plan For Your Best Financial Year

    This one year budget step by step teaches how to make a budget

    Forget weekly or monthly budgeting. This one year budget–yes budgeting for a whole year at once–will change your life. When it comes to budgeting, people tend to think short term–budgeting week by week, paycheck by paycheck, or month by month. This is great for getting a close look at your finances and making sure that […]


  • What Shonda Rhimes Taught Me About Money

    I was first introduced to my love of photography in 2013 when Joseph bought me a Canon T5i for Christmas. I’d always loved to take photos but didn’t recognize what I was doing as photography. I mean, nothing about disposable cameras screamed photography to me even though technically I did end up with photographs afterwards. […]


  • The Complete Guide to Creating A Spending Plan that Works

    How to start a budget. Piggy bank. Tips for how to get started and budget for beginners

    [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=US86-048qTY%5B/embedyt%5D Want to know how to make a budget for your family? The first step to reaching your financial goals is to take control of your money by creating a budget plan. But figuring out how to start a budget that actually works can be tough. That’s why we’ve put together this comprehensive guide […]


  • Why We Stopped Trying to Keep Up with the Frugal-Joneses

    Frugality is all the rage. When Joseph and I decided to pay off $30,000 worth of debt this year, we naturally decided to frugalize our budget. But what started out as a tool to help us reach our financial goals faster, quickly morphed into this strange pressure to spend less and less because it was […]


  • How to Create a Debt Payoff Plan You Can Actually Stick With

    Want to know how to create a debt repayment plan that you can stick to? We share our best strategies in this step-by-step guide to paying off debt. Back in March, Joseph and I sat down and actually tallied up our debts. Between our mortgage and student loans, we knew we had to owe well […]