8 Factors To Help Me Choose Where To Live

 I was born and raised just outside of Chicago but spent most of my childhood in both my hometown and Chicago. I knew financially it was a struggle for my parents to live in Illinois but not until I became an adult did I realize the depths of that struggle. And even then, I hadn’t itemized our every day expenses in comparison to the rest of the country. Many

How I Budget And Shop For Groceries

 I made available a printable PDF that includes both my WEEKLY grocery list and my MONTHLY grocery list. I’ve also made available a sample grocery list in PDF for you to print out and start budgeting your own groceries. I’ve left the categories blank because I know not all of us eat the same foods. Although I would like to encourage eating more one-ingredient foods not only for your

5 Ways We’re Paying Off Debt

 I want to be debt free! I want to be debt free! I want to be debt free! Have you ever wanted something so much that it actually makes you excited and happy? That’s how I feel about getting out of debt and staying out of debt. No matter what age you are when you come to this realization, don’t ever brush it off. When you finally realize it,