We started our journey to getting our finances in order by reeling in on the spending. There was no other way we would have paid $84,000 in our first year without YNAB! To this day, budgeting continues to be a top priority and really keeps our finances in check. To help with that, we have made … Continue reading Frugal Challenge: No-Dining-Out November
This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure to learn more. I gave up alcohol in June of 2017 and it has been one year since I have participated in what many people refer to as social drinking. There were many reasons why I gave it up, but the reason that I was least willing … Continue reading Frugal Challenge: Give Up Alcohol
This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure to learn more. I’ve attempted a lot of frugal life hacks in the past year, all with the goal of paying down my student debt of over $550,000 in less than ten years. These include co-housing to reduce rent, travel hacking to jet set around the world … Continue reading Frugal Challenge: Become Vegetarian One Week, Every Month!
This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure to learn more. Yesterday, a dentist came to the dental practice to do a working interview. He would be the doctor to take my place at our busy practice. Upon meeting me, he asked why I was leaving. I told him the truth – that I wanted … Continue reading How to Gain Enough Financial Independence To Quit Your Job
This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure to learn more. If I am being completely honest, July was the month that got away. Very few habits stuck, and I accomplished little in terms of my to-do list. In exchange was a month full of travel, friends, family, books, sand, beach, mountain, snow, sun, and … Continue reading Monthly Goals: August
This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure to learn more. I think it has become apparent to all that the up-hill battle which we face against COVID-19 has only just begun and will not go away any time soon. When whispers of a lock-down first spread two weeks ago, I truly believed that it … Continue reading Financial Advice to Battle COVID-19
Welcome to Mastering a Budget! In this course, you will learn how to master a budget, without feeling lost, deprived, or bogged down by the process. I want to make budgeting a fun and rewarding experience. I want everyone to learn how to budget efficiently and effectively and to move you towards living the … Continue reading Mastering a Budget Course
Congratulations! You’ve finished the course! Pat yourself on the back for a job well done. Now it’s time to go out there and implement everything you’ve learned. However… the fun does not stop here. Just because this course has ended does not mean that you need to stop learning. I personally LOVE to read and study … Continue reading Additional Resources