Latest Personal Finance Posts

48+ Side Hustles That Will Help You Make Extra Money

48 Side Hustle Ideas That Will Make You An Extra $400-600 Per Month: Let's get real for a few minutes before we start this post.  When I talk about side hustles, I’m talking about legitimate secondary income streams that require a little bit of work. If you aren’t...

6 Advantages of Personal Financial Planning

6 Advantages of Personal Financial Planning: The benefits of financial planning are huge!  When you have a financial plan, you are significantly more likely to be financially successful. Just think about the impact a financial plan (that you follow) could have on your...

How To Optimize Old Blog Posts For SEO Traffic

How To Optimize Old Blog Posts For SEO Traffic I made a huge mistake when I first started blogging. I completely ignored SEO traffic. I have all kinds of excuses, but none of them matter, it was a poor decision and one I really, really recommend against doing. If you...

How To Raise Your Credit Score

Guest Post by Tom from Fired Up Millennial Yes, There Is a Perfect Credit Score — Here’s How You Can Get It: Most Americans understand that raising their credit score is important, but many do not comprehend just how vital it is to their overall financial stability....

How To Start A Mom Blog And Make Money

How To Start A Mom Blog And Make Money Blogging is the hardest, most rewarding job I’ve ever done.  There is no better feeling than getting an email from a reader thanking you for helping them resolve an issue in their life. Those emails are what makes all of the long...

3 Simple Steps For Becoming Debt Free

3 Simple Steps To Pay Off Your Debt Becoming debt free can happen to you in 2019. Aaron and I had one of those defining moments in our marriage when we tabulated our debt and realized we owed $446,000.  I don't know about you, but I think that is a whole bunch of...

I Make Good Money Why Am I Always Broke?

I make good money why am I always broke? So this post is going to be a bit of tough love. If you keep saying, "I make good money why am I always broke," it is time to make some changes in your financial life. There is a reason you are broke - either your spending is...

How to Create a Minimalist Budget

Budget by Percentage:  Create a Minimalist Budget If you struggle with budgeting (like most of us), you may want to consider a minimalistic percentage-based budget.  I used to love complicated zero-based budgets, but once I got married and had kids, my free time...

Naming Your Blog: Catchy Names for Websites

Naming Your Blog:  Catchy Names for Websites My future son-in-law Nathan is a personal trainer who wants to start his own training company. He isn’t in the position to open his own gym, so after a lot of strategizing, we decided to have him start by developing a...