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What’s a Credit Card Balance Transfer?

Isn’t it funny how debt works? I paid off my student loan this time last year. Yay! But then we had some unexpected expenses like our cat’s emergency surgery, some car trouble and others I haven’t even written about. Seriously, surprise pain in the butt expenses have been a reoccurring theme here on this blog. Jeepers creepers. Now, it feels like overnight we have credit card debt to pay off. Ugh! We’re well on our way to paying


Why Every Biz Owner Needs an Emergency Fund, Part II

It seems like right after I quit my job to turn my side-hustle into a full-time business… BAM! All types of emergency expenses come up and bite us in the ass. If we didn’t have an emergency fund we would have been grass. Remember when my car battery took a crap? What luck! So, what happened this time? My husband Marc was being his little frugal mini me self and bought a needle and thread to


I Paid Off a Loan to Start a Biz and Got Another B…

This post is going to be a little different. You may think I’ve got things totally under control since I’ve been able to launch an online biz. I mean I have a blog about making more money and saving more money. But, things happen. Let me know if this has happened to you. Every-thang is coming together. You’re up-to-date on your bills. You’ve made significant payments on debt. And you’re thinking – YAY me. Then


How to Cut the Crap and Get Frugal to Save More Mo…

There comes a time in everyone’s life when they hit a savings or debt repayment cross roads. You know you should be spending less. But the desire to buy things gets you every time. You think the only possible way to build savings is by making more money at a better job. So you search longingly through job boards for the perfect position and promise yourself that when you land the right job with the


4 Saving Tips for the Budget Beginner

I’m working on a strict budget for two reasons. I want to ensure that I’m saving enough money for future (imaginary) BIG purchases. Plus, I want to save enough money and crush enough debt to freelance write full-time. Repaying a bunch of debt before quitting my job feels like the safest and most responsible move to make. In order to do this, my husband and I are pinching our coins, monitoring our credit score and