I've been reading a lot personal finance blogs recently (naturally) and discovered a really neat personal finance and lifestyle blogging network called Yakezie. They are a collection of bloggers dedicated to building a community and collaborating to create quality opportunities for members and others. I realize this vague description could be … [Read more...] about I’ve joined the Yakezie Challenge!
Declutter Your Home: When your stuff wants to stay
I love to declutter and I live with a self-proclaimed “collector” (read hoarder). My husband enjoys squirreling away random items for potential use in the future. The time and place for the assumed “use” of said item will be determined in some mysterious way that only my husband can discern. We actually have a box in our basement entitled “Box o’ … [Read more...] about Declutter Your Home: When your stuff wants to stay
A Financial Challenge Update: Track Spending Using Quicken
In a previous post, I said I wanted to start tracking my spending using Quicken as part of my "weekly" challenge series. As it turns out, "weekly" turned out to be three weeks since I grossly underestimated how much time it would take to enter in three months worth of expenses. Finally, however, I have inputted the last three months of expenses … [Read more...] about A Financial Challenge Update: Track Spending Using Quicken
A Spenders Journey
Hi everyone! I wanted to let you know that I have a guest posted hosted by the gracious MR. CBB over at Canadian Budget Binder. Read more about my journey here … [Read more...] about A Spenders Journey
Goals: Small steps to big success!
Have you ever tried to reach a goal and found that you get derailed by the little things? For me, it’s never the big stuff that I struggle to overcome; it’s the everyday ‘little’ things that make it hard for me to stick with my plan. A Common Goal Trap All or nothing thinking is one of my biggest challenges with achieving my goals. When I … [Read more...] about Goals: Small steps to big success!