So maybe you are wanting to save up for something special. Maybe you are a stay-at-home mom. Perhaps you just want a little extra cash in your pocket. Whatever the reason, you just want to have some extra money without having to work overtime every day. Well friends, I have a few solutions for you!! There are apps out there that give you money! Yes, you have read that correctly. Essentially FREE MONEY (I had to capitalize that because come on, those two words just draw people in). These apps hand you money for basically doing things you already do. Now just throwing this out there- you are not going to get like $1000 in no time with these apps, but they do provide ways of making a few extra bucks you can throw in the bank. Or at the bookstore clerk. Whatevs. Continue reading
I was the worst with money. If there was a Spenders Anonymous meeting, I would still have to go once a week as I would be in recovery. I am the ULTIMATE overspender. But thanks to Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace Program as well as working as a bank teller, I have come to learn a lot about the best ways to spend and save money.
Now I know EVERYONE who ever talks about budgeting generally brings up Dave Ramsey, and I bet there are people out there who get really annoyed by that, but the reason is because his methods really do work and they help even the worst spenders and those with the highest debt to have better finances. And while I love what Dave Ramsey has to offer, there are a few ways I have tweaked his methods to best fit my family and our situation. Continue reading