Long-term saving is your friend.

Between juggling my family's daily needs, budgeting for our normal monthly bills, and the pressure of building up our everyday savings account, the thought of long-term saving is overwhelming. My husband is a risk-taker. He’s comfortable with investing and sees the advantages of long-term saving. I, on the other hand, am not. I want my money in … Continue reading Long-term saving is your friend.

A Snowballs Chance

Debt is miserable. Unfortunately, debt is also, oftentimes, completely necessary. It’s almost impossible to start a career without a college education, reliable transportation and resources like a professional wardrobe and functional computer with internet access. All of that costs a lot of dough. Before you can get your footing in a solid career and established … Continue reading A Snowballs Chance

Loving Your Budget for Dummies: Part 1

I'd like to start this off by saying something very important – I am not a budget expert (hence the Dumb and Dumber reference in my first post). I’m just your average, everyday working mom who is trying to fit all of the puzzle pieces of life together – including a family budget. Budget. Eh, it’s … Continue reading Loving Your Budget for Dummies: Part 1

Meet Tracy: Learning to buffalo

Buffalo is one of the most powerful words you’ll hear me use. Buffalo in that instance, whether I'm encouraging myself or someone else is a verb. Yes, Buffalo is an action word… It’s moving forward, it’s what you do while being brave in the face of a storm. If you’re going to get to know … Continue reading Meet Tracy: Learning to buffalo