10 Tips for Saving for your Down Payment

Are you DYING to save for that down payment for your first home? In 2009, my husband and I had over-extended ourselves. We went through a time where we REALLY needed to get our savings under control again.  We sat down with that dirty, hated thing – a budget.  By the time we finished entering…

Stop Making the Same Money Mistakes Twice

I’ve been known to make mistakes here and there. In fact, I usually admit that right off the bat when I first meet people. I’m klutzy, which means I’m bound to spill 1-7 full cocktails on you throughout our friendship, and I’m also impulsive, meaning I’ll do something stupid without consideration for its consequences (that…

Paying Attention to Your Finances as a Small Business Owner

Being a small business owner is no small feat. There is so much to think about on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. Between worrying about how to best serve your customers and ensuring your shop is adequately stocked sometimes there isn’t time to think about your finances. Perhaps one month doesn’t go as planned and the problem…