Calling All Christians–How Would You Like $100?

This post may contain affiliate links which help me keep the blog running. I never recommend something I don’t believe in. All opinions and recommendations are 100% mine.   If you’re a regular reader of mine, I’m sure you have an emergency savings account (and if you don’t, I implore you—please get one ASAP. I’m about to tell you about a good place to open one, so listen up!). But one can never be too prepared right, so what’s another? Don’t like managing more than one account? What if opening another account earned you a cool $100—worth it then?! Thought that might help. We have a few savings accounts because they each serve different purposes. Our main account is online at CIT Bank and has the vast majority of our emergency savings specifically for, well, emergencies! CIT offers the highest…

Real Estate Investing–the Right Passive Income for You?

The path to financial freedom is forged by decreasing expenses and increasing income. But when you don’t have the time or inclination to take on additional hands-on jobs, you might want to consider streams of passive income. Passive income is defined as money that continues to flow regularly with little effort to maintain. So, you may put in a ton of work in the beginning, but then the money starts to come in and there’s just some maintenance on the back end to keep it up. One popular passive income stream is real estate investing. Think it might interest you? Check out my interview with a real estate investor that I happen to know pretty, pretty, pretty well…because he’s my husband. Haha!     When and how did you get started investing in real estate? I began reading and learning towards the end of my…

How Do You Define Worth?

I’m back from the Memorial Day break with a new post. I’m excited to share that tonight’s post was accepted as a guest piece on one of the largest personal finance blogs on the web, One Cent at a Time! Please click through here to read my latest about defining worth. If you enjoy it, please give it a share! Be sure to drop me your feedback in the comments too…