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How to Have a Safer Summer Family Getaway

For most families, the school year is over and after being home for months, there’s this desire to get out and explore. However, with coronavirus cases growing, many families are wondering, can we have a safe summer getaway? Today we’ll see how! Summer Break (without Travel?) We’re in a strange season. Usually, summer is when […]

How to Live Well on Less This Summer with Michelle Jackson

For some in the financial independence space, there is almost a badge of honor of living your life as cheaply as possible. They talk about how they only spend $X a year. While I respect keeping expenses in check, I think it’s not really a healthy way to approach things. With us still dealing with […]

How to Financially Prepare Your Family for Tough Times

With the coronavirus and fallout from it, many families are understandably stressed out. Today we’re sharing how you can financially prepare your family for tough times to survive and thrive! While things are really fluid right now and some big decisions are still up in the air, it’s important to review and if necessary reprioritize […]

How to Plan and Budget for Your Home Renovation Project

One of the big projects (and expenses) families can tackle is a home renovation project. We see Fixer Upper, Rehab Addict, Good Bones, and other shows on HGTV and everything looks incredible after the work is done, but those prices sometimes… So we’re stuck trying to figure out, how do we update our homes without […]

Simple Family Travel Tips and Tricks

Today we’re digging into how to take an awesome and cheap family getaway! Saving Big on Your Next Family Trip We all need to decompress, connect as a family, and have a good time. Family getaways and vacations can wonderful ways to do that, but when you have young kids, there are challenges and a […]

Break Down Your Money Goals into Doable Challenges

This week in our private group Thriving Families, I asked what step have people taken towards their 2019 money goals. And guess what? So far, no answers. Which if you know our group is weird. We love to talk! ? It’s only been a day, so maybe things will pick up this weekend, but I […]