Income Update

Goals Progress Update (September 2017)- $1007.97

Hello and welcome to my GOALS PROGRESS UPDATE (September 2017)! This came late because we had no power for a couple of months. If you don’t know, I live in Puerto Rico and on September 20, a Cat 5 hurricane named Maria hit the island, leaving millions without power, water and Internet. I started writing about my income in August …

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Finance

10 Affordable Holiday Gifts for Family

It’s that time of the year again when we’re feeling merry and generous. But are you still racking your brains and pulling your hair wondering what gifts to give to your kids and spouse this year? Here’s what you should keep in mind when gift shopping: you don’t need to spend much. Gifts are representations of your thoughtfulness and appreciation, …

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Finance

6 Simple Ways to Keep Spending in Check During the Holidays

With the holidays right around the corner, how do you make sure that you keep spending in check and don’t go overboard? Photo by Ruby Feinberg I was never a prudent and mindful spender until when I became a mom. Not that I had lots of money to spend or waste, I just didn’t have that concept of saving or …

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11 Little Changes to Jumpstart Your Minimalism JourneyMeaningful Living, Mindful Living

11 Little Changes to Jumpstart Your Minimalism Journey

I initially started this Minimalism journey to save money and improve my finances as a stay-at-home mom. I thought, if I learn to change my mindset to be extra frugal, save money and learn to buy only what I need, then taking control of my finances will be a lot easier and fun. As I learned more about Minimalism and …

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4 Ways to Enjoy Life on a Budget

Budget is a word so many people dread. For them, having a budget feels so restrictive and no fun. However, financial experts agree that you need a budget to put your financial house in order; keep your bills manageable and be on top of your own money. While budgeting seems like a daunting task most especially for those with a …

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