flood damage

Flood Insurance Crash Course Part 3: How Would We Have Fared Financially?

We didn't take on flood damage like Houston neighbors around us in 2015. But if we had, what would it have looked like us to go through the claims process? Read along to give you a clearer picture for your own situation.I had two reasons for…
debt busting challenge

The Debt Busting Challenge

  [TOC] Debt Busting Challenge Day #1 Imagine trying to eat a family dinner in the dark. True, it might work for posh LA restaurants where you stay seated as they serve you your meal several inches from your face. But if you're…

Flood Insurance Crash Course Part 2: What Your Claim Can Look Like in Reality

Wondering what does flood insurance cover, and how does the claims process actually work? I've interviewed several people who flooded in the Houston area over two years ago to answer these questions in this 3-part series. Okay. So you've got…
Preparing for the Unexpected

Preparing for the Unexpected

Preparing for the unexpected, financially, is something all financially responsible adults need to do. Otherwise, you might just end up back on your mother's couch. Did you know that 40% of Americans are one $400 emergency away from either…
do I need flood insurance

Flood Insurance Crash Course Part I: The Good, the Bad, and Some of the Ugly

Ever wondered "do I need flood insurance"? I've interviewed several people from the Texas Floods to answer this question + much more in this 3-part flood series. We've got a flood insurance policy. It's a no-brainer purchase we renew without…
debt lessons

Top 5 Ways to Make Serious Savings

Amanda's Note: this was provided by an online contact. Throughout your life there are going to be times when you can spend big, or save big. By making the right choices you can decrease your debt or even live debt free. Here are the top 5…