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Staying Organized and On Budget: Tips for Reaching Your Financial Goals


The holidays are almost here! How are you preparing for the gift giving season? If you are having trouble staying on budget, you are not alone! Here are some tips to help you stay on track.   1. Start With an Emergency Fund Whether you call it a “Rainy Day Fund”, “Emergency Fund”, or “Oh… Continue reading Staying Organized and On Budget: Tips for Reaching Your Financial Goals

All Posts · Story Time Saturday

What I Learned From Losing a Pet


My dog died.   Even though we were expecting it, I never expected the emotions that came after that. My dog was about to turn 13 years old when she died. I had been preparing myself for her death for months but nothing could have prepared me for that call. Once my dad told us… Continue reading What I Learned From Losing a Pet

All Posts · Feature Friday

Everybody Believes in Something: I Believe in Coffee


Inspiration and motivation can be hard to come by, especially if you’re stuck in a rut of an everyday routine and are working at a position that doesn’t allow for a much creative outlet. Trust me, I completely understand. I spent two years working a 9 to 5 office job, and I struggled with getting… Continue reading Everybody Believes in Something: I Believe in Coffee

All Posts · Writer's Thoughts

What I Learned in 2017


1. What you lose when working too much. Some things aren’t worth money. This fall, I decided to pick up an additional job. All for very practical reasons. However, I learned what you miss when you are working 50+ hours per week and going to school at the same tome. Don’t get me wrong, working… Continue reading What I Learned in 2017