preparing for baby

Baby Preparation + Nesting is in Full Swing

If we've never met before: hello, I'm Amanda, and I'm a preparation junkie. It makes me feel calm. It helps to focus my excited energy on something tangible (yes, I'm a list checker-offer). It helps me to visualize getting to an end…
interest bearing checking account

How One Person Escaped $25,000 in Student Loans By Finding Scholarships

This is a guest post from Pyper Barnes, the creator of WeirdScholarships.net. Weird Scholarships is a free website dedicated to helping college students and families fund their education through “weird” scholarship awards. WeirdScholarships.net…
financial nesting

Your Finances Could Use Some Nesting. I Know Ours Needed It

Part of the nesting I'm experiencing is my need to simplify everything in our lives. This includes our finances. I have this deep desire to make things as easy on me, and on us, as possible, so that when this little guy shows up, we can soak…
side hustles

5 Side Hustles You Can Start Today

This is a guest post from Ashley Barnett. Ashley is a long time personal finance blogger and lover of small business. She believes the best way to get ahead financially is to have multiple streams of income, to this end she has owned several…