5 Ways to Thrive Through a Recession

In February 2020, the United States economy officially entered a recession (when a country experiences an economic downturn for at least 6 consecutive months). Because of COVID-19 and

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The Budgetnista’s Favorite Things for 2021

*Cue singing voice* Cash back and savings, rewards and discounts, investments and deposits in large amounts, and credit checks for FREE… These are a few of my faaaavvvoorite

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Debt Freedom Doesn’t Equal Wealth

Okay Dream Catcher, it’s time to tackle a common mindset misconception (and sometimes major barrier) to building wealth. It’s about debt…*nervous chuckle*. True or false statement: “I must

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13 tips to curb your spending

Ever get to the end of the month (or worse yet, mid-month) and think, “Wait, where did all my money go?” We hear time and time again that

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The Power of an Online-Only Savings Account

Saving money isn’t always fun. There, I said it! And, when you have to rely on yourself to take the money that’s sitting oh so prettily in your

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How to Win the Credit Card Debt Fight

Okay, time to rip the band-aid off a very uncomfortable topic: DEBT.  Ever had this feeling? You go to the mailbox and quickly sift through the contents. Behind

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One Way to WIN with Your Finances

Do you ever need a reminder that you CAN do it? You CAN make your dreams happen. You CAN move past your current financial status. You CAN leap, jump, run toward

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6 Steps to Buying Your Next Car in Cash

Are you planning on purchasing a new or used car in the future? Ever thought about paying for it in cash? To be honest, I’d always thought of that as

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Four Ways Good Credit Saves You Money

It’s about time we had another honest conversation about that three-digit score that can cost you a ton of grief… I’m talking about your credit score. Dun, dun,

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9 Ways to Successfully Handle Debt Collectors

I know, I know….Debt Collectors can seem reeeeally scary.  They’re these mysterious people who call you and demand payment whether you have it or not. They can even

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