When Your Money Problems Aren’t About Money
money problems aren't about money

“I love starting the day with a coffee from Starbucks! So what if it’s $6?” “Why spend all that money when we can just brew it at home?” Have you and your spouse ever had an argument like this? You’ve probably chalked it up as just another unavoidable money fight, but that might not be […]

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3 Unexpected Gifts My Breast Cancer Gave Our Family
gifts my breast cancer gave

October is a huge month for our family. Raising awareness and celebrating the survivors of breast cancer throughout this month is near and dear to our heart. I (Bethany) am a Stage 3 HER2-positive breast cancer survivor, enduring six surgeries and ALL the side affections possible – including tubes in my eyeballs for tear duct […]

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New Year, New Money You Challenge: Review Last Year
review last year

Congratulations! You are remarkable! Not everyone makes it to Challenge #3: Review Last Year.  You take the time to make a better life. Not a perfect life. A better life. You’re ready for Challenge #3. Most people let their finances boss them around like a grouchy toddler on a sugar high. But you are taking steps […]

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Appy New Year! (That’s right) Money You Challenge #1: Apps for the best Money You

Stop Waiting. Today’s The Day. “New Money You” Challenge #1. Are you ready for the best Money You year ever? Start your year off right. (Don’t worry if it’s not January 1! Plenty of large corporations run their fiscal year counter to the calendar year. Now you do too!) CHALLENGE #1 — APPy New Year! Start […]

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ABCs of Successful Holiday Spending

The holidays are quickly approaching and with a few weeks until Christmas, it is time to draft a plan for successful holiday spending! The National Retail Federation expects holiday spending to be almost 4% higher this year than last. They expect American consumers to spend an average of $935.58 during the holiday shopping season this […]

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3 Ways To Resist A Sale
ways to resist a sale

Just last week I was shopping for a new table online. When suddenly one caught my eye. I decided I didn’t want it so I left the site. Then an hour later, I was on Facebook and there was that same table, the exact one, on my feed. It actually creeped me out…like the Sale […]

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Are My Money Personalities From My Parents?
money personalities from parents

When we talk with people about their Money Personalities, someone always asks us how they happened to get them. Are they born with them? Is it how they were raised? Did I get my Money Personalities from my parents? The answer is yes, no, and not really. We see example after example that verifies your two Money […]

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Marrying Money Personalities
marrying money personalities

Scott and I just got back from the beautiful wedding of Scott’s college friend, Keith. It was gorgeous event and everyone there had so much fun! The rehearsal dinner, the toasts, and the wedding ceremony all reflected the bride and groom’s tremendous love for each other. But all those events also seemed to have an […]

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