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The Biggest Budget Boot Camp Sale of the Year!

  In case you missed the sneak-peek announcement on my live Q&A last night, starting today we are running our biggest sale of the year on my popular budgeting program, Budget Boot Camp! Until midnight Sunday (11/5) you can get my program for only $110, the lowest price it’s been in over a year!! (Maybe

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#Stocktober challenge + buying bulk, shopping at Costco, & stocking up on a budget!

iiiiiiiit’s OCTOBER! I am so. dang. excited for this month. Not only because it means gobs of candy, cooler weather, and my kitchen renovation that I’ve been waiting 1.5 years for, but mostly because it’s #STOCKTOBER! What they hey-ho is #Stocktober, do you ask? In case you missed it, September was dubbed “#Shelftember“…forever known as

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How much to spend on kids! | Allowance, clothes, college, etc | Q&A Tuesday

My family and I have been enjoying one last hurrah in Nevada, soaking up as much summer sun as possible. Don’t worry, a vlog of the trip is coming someday! I wanted to pop in quickly and share with you my YouTube video this week (I post new videos every Thursday if my carrier pigeon

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How to pay off debt and still LIVE a little! | Q&A Tuesday

Aaaahhh….DEBT. The dreaded 4-letter D-word. Whether you love it, hate it, or have no idea what it is (which, um, if you don’t now what it is, be sure to keep reading because you have a little catching up to do…) it’s a necessary part of being a grownup. *eye roll* Have no fear! Bubba

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How to budget on a commission-based, or inconsistent income! | Q&A Tuesday

Welcome to my new series, Q&A Tuesday! Each Tuesday throughout the summer I’m going to take a money/budget/frugal living question from my blog, YouTube, or social media, and answer it live on Facebook! Then I will post it on YouTube and blog sometime later in the week…which sure makes the “Tuesday” part of Q&A Tuesday

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Simplest Budgeting Method EVER! + FREE printables! (Updated, new, and improved!)

5 Years ago I sat down at my kitchen desk, turned on my computer’s (horrible quality front-facing) camera, and recorded (on impulse) my simple budgeting method; how I track my weekly budget using an envelope. Little did I know that this simple method and terrible video would be one of my most viral principles ever!

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How to stay motivated (…and motivate your spouse!)

  Raise your hand if you absolutely LOVE BUDGETING!! (…awkward cough…) Right. Exactly my point. I don’t really know anyone who thinks budgeting and cutting back on spending is super duper fun. No, not even me. In fact, ESPECIALLY not me. Have I found ways to get excited about it? Have I found ways to

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The gift of self-reliance

Those moments when you really wish you had a photographer that magically followed you around so you didn’t always have to rely on a selfie… Brought my little sidekick (Priya) with me to speak to a gymnasium full of women tonight. I love speaking to groups. In fact, public speaking will beat out just about

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BBC Conf ’17 Budget Boot Camp Conference Recap!

Wow, Freebs, I have a huge apology to make! This year’s Budget Boot Camp Conference (BBC’17) brought to you by Mountain America Credit Union and myself, was WEEKS ago! I’ve been meaning to recap it for you for some time but got swept up with other things. Have no fear, it’s time to share the loooovvveeee!!

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Budget Boot Camp sale to wrap up Focus on Finances Month!

Who’s ready to celebrate rockin’ #FocusOnFinanceMonth?? As one last big boost to help whip your wallet into serious shape, I’m running one last big sale on my Budget Boot Camp online program for a while! It’s a super fun online budgeting program that will help you figure out budgets, learn how to afford those fun

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How to do a Spending Freeze!

Who’s loving January already? Whether you’re following along with my Focused in ’17 program or not, I hope this month has been full of setting goals and working on pain points in your life. This week I encouraged everyone to do a SPENDING FREEZE! (Does the phrase give you chills? Get it? See what I

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Focused in ’17: The Best Year EVER…FREE printable program for Freebs!

I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to kick 2017’s trash, especially after my major declaration from the other day. Don’t get me wrong, 2016 was a good year. It was a great year for us, actually. But this year? Watch out, world! As mentioned in my last post, I’ve decided to go back

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