GOALdigger series: Wes from The Pursuit of Happiness

Wes is the face behind the blog The Pursuit of Happiness. He is happily married and has a 3 month old baby boy. He lives in the US but has traveled to other countries. His background is in business management & finance/accounting, but he has always had an interesting in…

Why I Use Credit Cards

Please hear me out. I know Dave Ramsey says that you should cut up your credit cards and never use them again. I respect Dave and think he is a very intelligent man and he has helped so many people. This post is not to bash him in any way…

GOALdigger series: Amanda from The Busy Bee Hive

Amanda is 26 years old living in Lincoln Park, NJ with her boyfriend and his three kids. She works full-time at an Assisted Living Community, she’s an Emerald Beachbody Coach, and she works part-time at a pizzeria (she’s worked there for 10 years). Last year she decided to embark on the journey of…

Book Review: Make it Happen

This book is seriously a game changer. You will want to read it over and over again and buy it for all of your friends/family. Lara Casey is the creator of the PowerSheets, which I think is the best goal planner on the market. Make it Happen is Lara’s story about…

GOALdigger series: Kim Galeta

I am honored to have Kim as my first GOALdigger! Kim was born and raised in Jamaica but currently lives in New Jersey with her husband. She received her MBA from the University of Florida in 2013 and has worked for The Borgen Project since 2015. Her story is inspiring and her tips…

Why You Should Care About Your Credit Score

There are a some very smart and successful personal finance experts that feel you don’t need a credit score. That you will be able to get a loan without one. That you should have a credit score of zero. Personally I disagree.

Personal Finance Survey Results

I am finally getting around to analyzing my first survey results. Thank you so much for participating. I really do appreciate it. I am planning on doing more surveys & giveaways in the future so make sure you’re following me on social media and stay tuned!

6 Ways to Teach Kids About Money

It is so important to teach kids about money at an early age. We want kids to learn about saving, spending, and giving so they can carry those habits into their 20s, 30s, 40s, and so on. There are some great books and tools that you can use to teach…

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 get tough or when you’re…

Top Money Saving Hacks

I know we are all looking for new and easy ways to save money. These are my top money saving hacks that have worked for me. I think they will work for you too!