Money doesn’t have to be complicated, messy, or control your life.
You can learn to control your money to the point where saving up for the anniversary trip you want to plan or the new photography toy you want, or fill-in-the-blank (whatever it is you’ve got your eye on) comes naturally.
You don’t have to keep bustin’ your butt just to pay this month’s bills.
And yes – one day, you’ll be able to put what you want into your grocery cart without having to check each and every price.
Some of my best articles to get you started cleaning up your finances and growing your savings are:
Together, we’re going to reverse the “working harder, not smarter” money habits you’ve gotten into.
Life’s too short to say “no” to the things and experiences that you want now, and too long to not save for your retirement dreams tomorrow.
So, let’s get started working together.
The first step for you is to figure out where your financial health is right now. Check out this free Money Kit I created, loosely based on Suze Orman’s “How Am I Doing” tv segment.
Official Bio – 5 Things Someone Else Would Tell You About Me
Oh wait…you want to know a bit more about me?
I’m not one for official bios, so here’s the short, bullet-list version:
- I’m a 10-year personal finance writer for both my own brand, Frugal Confessions, and for several banks.
- My money work has appeared in Real Simple magazine, Woman's World magazine, and on websites like The Dating Divas, Lifehacker, Business Insider, Forbes, Kiplinger’s, etc.
- I’m mother to an almost-four-year-old, and one kitty cat.
- Together, my husband and I have paid off $59,496 in debt (calling ourselves debt-free as of September 2010, except the mortgage).
- I've got an explorer spirit + LOVE the outdoors.
- I grew up on a dairy farm, in the middle of Amish country in PA!