Why I Don’t Follow Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps

One of my 2018 blog goals is to be as transparent as possible. I started this blog to document my journey and help others reach their financial goals. This post is not to bash Dave or say anything negative. Based on my current financial strategy,…

Your Sunny Money Method Course Review

I think I have a pretty good handle on my finances. Do I always stick to my budget? No, but I do have a budget, track my expenses, save, invest, and use credit cards wisely. I have had a budget since I graduated college, so…

Money Saving Tips | Ibotta | Ebates

4 Smart Ways to Save Money on Any Purchase

The holidays are quickly approaching and it is time to start thinking about your holiday budget and gifts. Gifts can get super expensive (especially if you have a ton of people to buy gifts for). From October through December I also have my sisters’ birthdays,…

Money Questions | Annual Review

13 Money Questions to Ask Yourself Every Year

Can you believe 2017 is almost over? This year flew by. I am already starting to think about my 2018 money goals and reflect on 2017. It is important to take some time to ask yourself these money questions at least once a year (maybe…

Debt Free | Financial Freedom | Financial Goals

I’m 25 and Debt Free…Now What?

I made my final car loan payment and I am DEBT FREE! I paid off my car loan 8.5 months early! So now what? I’m going to go on a luxurious tropical vacation! Just kidding. I am going to continue on my journey to financial…

Money Talk | Dating | Marriage

3 Tips for Having the Money Talk

My boyfriend and I have been dating for over 2 years and things are amazing. Seriously couldn’t be happier (free advertising for Tinder!) We started to have conversations about our finances early on in our relationship. I didn’t want to wait until we were engaged,…

Adjust These Areas of Your Budget Immediately

There was an article posted recently on how a couple feels like they are scraping by on $500k. I am not sure you can put (or should put) scraping by and $500k in the same sentence but apparently that is the case for some people….

8 Ways to Stay Accountable With Your Finances

One of the main areas people struggle is finding ways to stay accountable. We know how to create a budget or set goals but it is hard to reach them. People want to get out of debt. It is hard to stay motivated when things…