Friday, November 20, 2015

Why Buying a House in October Makes Sense

You have less than 11 months to get yourself ready to buy a house!

Check out my LearnVest article on why October is the best month to buy a home:

4 Reasons Why October Is Tops For Home Buying

It also got picked up in Forbes and TIME!

Friday, September 25, 2015

New Parent? I've Got Tips on Saving $$$!

Hello friends,

Hope everyone is enjoying the new fabulous fall season!

Just thought I'd share my latest article, looking at savvy ways to save money as a new parent.

Originally published in LearnVest, it was picked up this week by:

ForbesNew Parents Reveal Their Smartest Baby Money Moves


Huffington Post: New Parents Dish on 'The Best Baby Money Decision I Ever Made'

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Holiday Savings Accounts and What to Consider Before Buying a Home!

Hope you all had an amazing holiday season!

Just an update on some recent activity...

Holiday Savings Accounts:

-Worried about those credit card bills? Want to be on top of your holiday budget in 2015? Check out my Holiday Savings Account piece!

It was published in LearnVest and picked up by:  

Huffington Post: 5 Ways a Holiday Savings Account Can Help Save Your Budget

and Forbes: 5 Ways to Make the Most Of a Holiday Savings Account

Real Estate:

-And are you considering buying a home in 2015? Check out my real estate article which looks at 7 key questions you should be asking yourself first!

It was published in LearnVestReady to Buy a Home? 7 Key Questions to Ask Yourself First

and picked up by Forbes: 7 Questions to ask Yourself Before Buying a Home

Monday, July 14, 2014

Want to Host a Cheap Wedding?

Last month I had the pleasure of sharing/writing Steve and Sally's love/wedding story for LearnVest.

The piece was just picked up by Huffington Post: I Just Spent $1,000 on My Wedding. Here's How

Steve and Sally celebrated their one-year anniversary on the same day my husband and I celebrated our nine-year anniversary (July 1st)! Happy Anniversary!

Money To-Dos!

I recently had the chance to write an awesomely informative (thanks to the financial planner I interviewed!) article on money to-dos. I learned a lot writing it and hope it helps you out too!

LearnVest:  3 Important Money To-Dos for Every Decade of Life

Forbes also picked it up: 3 Big Money To-Dos For Your 20s, 30s, 40s And 50s

Friday, June 13, 2014

Buying a House? Read This First!

It's been almost four years since we bought our first house (which I totally do not regret! Yay!). Did we make mistakes? YES! Are we alone? NO!

I spoke with five brave souls willing to share the mistakes they made when buying real estate.

Check it out on LearnVest: 5 People Reveal: The Biggest Home-Buying Mistake We Made


Forbes: Adventures in Real Estate: 5 Tales of Major Home-Buying Mistakes

Got a story to share? Feel free to open up and let us know!

Budget Weddings

I am approaching my nine-year wedding anniversary, so the intense dynamics of wedding planning have become a distant, somewhat foggy memory.

It all came back to me recently when I got to work with Steve over at to share his $1,000 wedding story.

Check it out on LearnVest: How I Did It: 'My Wedding Cost Less Than $1,000'

Did you manage to pull off a budget wedding? Please share your secrets!

Grocery Tips on Huffington & Forbes!

If you missed it on LearnVest, you can check out my grocery shopping tips article on:

Forbes: 10 Ways to Keep Rising Grocery Costs Under Control

or Huffington Post: 10 Grocery Shopping Tips to Keep Rising Food Costs in Check

Have some ideas to contribute? Please share...

Hope these tips help you save some cash this summer!

Friday, May 16, 2014

Get Your Grocery Bill Under Control!

Bad news: grocery prices are going up. Good news: I've tracked down some awesome expert tips on how to keep your bill manageable this summer.

Your can read the article over at LearnVest:

Grocery Shopping on a Budget: 10 Ways to Keep Rising Food Costs in Check

Have more ideas? Feel free to share!