The 5 Pillars Of Personal Finance

Personal finance, in my opinion, is a loaded term. There are various things a person could be referring to when they say personal finance. It could be debt, investments, taxes or simply budgeting. Those who are just starting out in their journey to master personal finance may become intimidated by the number of concepts thatContinue reading “The 5 Pillars Of Personal Finance”

How To Save Money On Your Next Vacation

It’s Memorial Day weekend and you know what that means! It’s finally SUMMER! Time to relax, rejuvenate and revitalize while the weather is good and the vacation deals are being rolled out. If you’re thinking you have to break the bank or take out credit to afford a nice vacation, you’re wrong. And no, youContinue reading “How To Save Money On Your Next Vacation”

How To Create Your Personal Budget

If you don’t have a budget, you have no idea what your financial standing is. While you may easily quote your income, your expenses are another matter. It’s important to know how much you earn each month and it’s equally important to know how much you’re spending. Though it’s easy to conclude from your bankContinue reading “How To Create Your Personal Budget”

5 Ways Minimalism Improves Your Finances

Minimalism has had a profound impact on my finances. I started my minimalism journey about 3 years ago. I was searching for a simpler way of living that would increase my satisfaction with myself, my life and my achievements. The concept of minimalism means to embrace simplicity, enhance utility, and find happiness. It’s literally livingContinue reading “5 Ways Minimalism Improves Your Finances”

How To Quickly Save Your First $1000

Earning minimum wage and trying to build wealth can be a tough balancing act. While many believe the issue is not earning enough, the truth, is regardless of how much money you earn you can still end up living paycheck to paycheck. Yes, increasing your income is one way to build wealth, but managing yourContinue reading “How To Quickly Save Your First $1000”

Yes, You Need An Emergency Fund!

Wherever you are in your journey to financial wellness you should know the importance of an emergency fund. As stated in my previous post, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of having an adequate amount of money set aside for emergencies. While you know that you should have one, the tricky part is determiningContinue reading “Yes, You Need An Emergency Fund!”

Money and Negative Feelings Series 3 of 3: Take Action

Understanding how your emotions affect your financial decisions is very important. If you want to know more about my thoughts on this, please read my previous posts. In this post I will share with you how I took action and started my personal budget. Managing Your Personal Budget A personal budget is the best wayContinue reading “Money and Negative Feelings Series 3 of 3: Take Action”