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July 24, 2017

Don’t Miss Financial Lessons from the 24th of July Holiday

I stayed up late Saturday night writing this post, and I heard the fireworks that were going off around the neighborhood. Those sounds reminded me about the 24th of July holiday, and I thought about our holiday memories. We often go to the rodeo and the parade in Ogden. This…
July 17, 2017

5 Simple Lessons We Can Learn While Shopping

There are a couple of less known national days coming up this week: Parent’s Day and Tall Girl Appreciation Day. I’ve decided to celebrate both, but I’ll just discuss Parent’s Day here. Parent’s Day is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of July and was officially made a national day during…
July 10, 2017

3 Simple Steps Will Help You Dream About Christmas During the Summer Heat

On June 25th, my mom sent a us a text asking if we knew what was was in 6 months? I figure it out. Mom is on top of Christmas shopping and planning. She gets her shopping done early every year. I always admire that she doesn’t stress about the…
July 03, 2017

The Key to Budgeting Is as Simple as Watching the Fuel Gauge on Your Car

A couple of months ago, I was thinking about how similar eating and spending are. Although I planned my spending, I wasn’t planning what I ate, and I realized that was silly because I already knew how. So, I decided to apply budget my eating. Before doing this, I thought…
June 19, 2017

Kick Off the Beginning of Summer with (Budget Friendly) Fun Activities

Tomorrow is officially the first day of summer! A few years ago, our family decided to explore Utah. Even though Ty and I have lived here for almost 4 decades, there are so many places that we hadn’t visited. Just last week we went to Bountiful Lake and the Jordan…
June 12, 2017

Two Gifts That My Father Gave Me That Can Help You Face Financial Storms

When was the last time that you felt like quitting? It was a couple of weeks ago for me. I was writing my post for the week, which talked about de-cluttering our finances. The post was turning into a guilt-inducing post, which I did not want, but I couldn’t figure…
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