It's Halloween!!! If you are like me, you have procrastinated, and are quite unprepared for the Halloween festivities. I have come up with a few cheap and easy ideas for Halloween treats, decorations, and costumes!Read More
Imagine a place where you can shop for high quality, local, organic and natural foods, find your entire grocery list, shop 7 days a week in a place that is community-oriented and member-owned! It is coming to Portland this fall! Find out more, watch my interview with Mary Alice Scott!Read More
We have spent all month planning, preparing, and (more likely) probably procrastinating, for the scariest day of the entire year....Halloween! If you are a Halloween procrastinator, as I am, here my top 5 last-minute, cheap, and easy Halloween DIY decorations, costumes, and treats!Read More
I spent last Saturday learning all about money, and the important financial decisions that we make as young adults. Jean Chatzky, a financial expert, author, journalist, and compelling speaker, convinced me that once I own my money, I own my life. The small decision to form a good habit now, like saving, can pave the way to financial success later. Jean said, that managing your money is "not difficult, [nor] complicated." Here are a few good habits to form.Read More
Good credit can increase your chances of getting approved for a loan. In order to get good credit, you must first establish credit. Here are a few simple ways to get on the right path to establishing good credit!
Credit scores are an area of personal finance that seem a lot more mysterious than they actually are. Many people believe that improving them is a matter of trial and error, and as a result there’s a lot of “credit score advice” floating around that can end up doing more harm than good.Read More
If you don't have a budget, why should you set one up? If you are generally aware of how you spend your money, what is the point of creating a restricting and time-consuming budget?
The truth is, a budget doesn't have to be restricting OR time-consuming. In fact, it can provide a framework for you to reach your financial goals, and give you the flexibility to enjoy life!Read More
Your score depends on your financial actions - amounts owed, payment history, length of credit history, new credit, types of credit used. If someday you want a home, auto, student, or personal loan, take control of your score. Establish good credit, and reach your financial goals.Read More
I often hear that a major reason people choose less healthy food options is because more healthy options are more expensive. While this may generally be true, especially for produce, it's about what you choose that has the biggest impact on the cost of groceries.Read More