Why a Small Home Could Be a Great Investment

Why a Small Home Could Be a Great Investment - My Life, I Guess

Are you currently in the market for a house? Maybe you’re daydreaming about owning a home one day, after binging on your favorite HGTV show? Or maybe you’re stuck in a nightmare rental situation, like me and looking for some options. Either way, realtors and lenders often advise you to “buy as much house as you can afford.” While that sounds like reasonable advice, keep in mind that these agents...

3 Smart Strategies to Get Out of Debt Fast

Are you tired of being held back by debt? Whether you’re dealing with student loans, credit card balances, or personal loans, debt can make you feel like it’s hard to move forward in life. If you’re ready to free yourself from this financial burden, consider trying one of the following smart strategies to get out of debt fast. Image via Flickr by kenteegardin Cut Back on Expenses Reducing expenses is...

How I’m Saving Money in 2017

How I'm Saving Money in 2017 - My Life, I Guess

When I was unemployed, saving money felt impossible. I wanted it to be a priority, but we were struggling just to pay our bills. Now that I’m working full-time again, I’ve been focusing a lot on getting our finances – and our savings – back on track. Here’s how I’m saving money in 2017: Save First When we were living paycheck to paycheck we wanted to save money, but there...