Goal Tracking Printables

One of my favorite suggestions for sticking to goals is to track your progress. That requires setting goals that are measurable but, more importantly, it keeps your goal top of mind and seeing your progress over time can be very motivating. Anyone who knows me personally knows that I also am quite frugal. So, I … Read more

7 Ways to Save Money

With prices of food, gas, and everything else top of mind these days, I wanted to take a moment to share some of the ways I save money. For most people, it’s the bigger decision things (the size/location of your home or the age/type of your vehicle) that can make the most significant impact on … Read more

How to Reach Your Goals

Tony Robbins said “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible” but how do you set financial goals in a way so you can actually achieve them? Today I’d like to share some ideas for how to set financial goals in a way to have the greatest chance of success. … Read more

4 Practical Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

Credit Score Graphic

I have recently been putting my thoughts about credit down on paper while writing financial education curriculum for a local non-profit so I thought I’d share my top 4 practical ways to improve your credit score. Before getting in to my tips, I want to share why I think building credit is important. If you … Read more

What Is Compound Interest?

Albert Einstein Artwork

What Is Compound Interest? Compound Interest is interest on interest. What does that even mean!? When investing, compound interest is when money earns a return on investment and those returns are kept inside the investment so they can continue to grow too. It’s like placing a bet and if you win letting your winnings ride! … Read more