Money Management

Perceived Obsolescence

How Perceived Obsolescence Could be Costing you Big Money

Have you ever made a purchase only to then be told a few months later that there’s a new model or style of that same item that you should be upgrading to? This can happen with clothes, phones, other electronics, and even cars. This phenomenon is called perceived obsolescence; while you may not have heard […] Read more…

Noom Weight Loss Program

Is Noom Weight Loss Program Worth The Money?

I recently tried the Noom Weight Loss Program.  A lot of people have asked me if it is worth the money.  For me, the answer is IT DEPENDS.  I found many things pretty confusing about the program, particularly the pricing.  I’m now wishing I’d taken better notes during the course of it so I could […] Read more…

How to Navigate the 2020 She-cession

What exactly is a she-cession as opposed to a regular recession?  Good question, I’m glad you asked.  As you may have heard (I’m joking here!) – 2020 has sent various curveballs our way. One of the biggest curveballs being COVID-19 that sent ripples through the world and the majority of our lifestyles.  Yes, it’s definitely […] Read more…

7 Strategies for Financial Independence – FIRE

What I Wish I’d Learned About Financial Independence Twenty Years Ago   By Sydney Everson   If I had a time machine to go back and talk to myself as a younger woman, there’s a lot of advice I’d give myself. Hey girl, I’d say if I was trying to sound cool (and failing), go easy on […] Read more…

10 Secrets of Women Who Always Have Money

Thinking about the women I’ve known in my life, it seems like they mostly fall into two camps – women who always have money on hand and those who scrimp and struggle with money.  I don’t know about you darlin’, but I definitely want to be in the first group, and for the most part, […] Read more…

Future College Student

Financial Tips To Help Your Future College Student

It seems like just yesterday you were helping your baby get on the bus for kindergarten and now you’re talking to them about the colleges they are interested in attending. Time sure does fly, and while it is easy to get swept up in all of the excitement and changes that are going to happen […] Read more…

Dealing with Adult Children Living at Home

One of the most often overlooked parenting challenges is dealing with adult children still living at home with you.  It may be that they went out into the world and came back (yo-yo kids) – sometimes with kids or spouses along for the ride.  Or maybe they are the “failure to launch” kids who are […] Read more…

I've got some fabulous and clever ideas to save money on your next cruise.

12 Ways to Save MONEY on Your Next Cruise

By now, you all must know how much I enjoy cruising. With so many destinations to experience at an affordable price, who wouldn’t love it? While finding your next cruise deal will save you some cash, there are other small and subtle ways to save money during your next sailing. Because of this, I’ve partnered […] Read more…

A side hustle can be very helpful for both your finances and your life. Read more to find out why.

5 Reasons Why You NEED a Side Hustle

I am guest-posting this week for my friend Charissa over at Cook with a Shoe.  She is running a whole series on the side hustle and she asked me to write about my experiences with side hustles.  Here is my post about Fiverr and I’m working on another one about being a Pinterest VA (Virtual Assistant). […] Read more…

Tips You Need to Manage Your Online Shopping

An online shopping addiction can be a real problem for your finances.  Actually, ANY kind of shopping addiction can be a real problem for your finances, but online shopping is SO easy, it can get out of hand very quickly.  All it takes is a few clicks and you can really blow your budget for […] Read more…

New Year’s Motivation – Manage Your Money

This is the second post in our New Year’s Motivation series.  After weight loss, I think people’s #2 resolution is to recover from their holiday debt, and learn how to manage your money.  I feel it certainly is a worthy goal.  To me, managing your money is less about getting rich and more about ensuring […] Read more…

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