6 Financial Tips for Buying Your First Home

6 Financial Tips for Buying Your First Home

I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own. Buying and owning my own home is a dream come true. It’s a dream I never thought I would reach, but with hard work, financial sacrifices, and a little bit of pixie … Read more

Why You Need an Emergency Fund

I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own. I’ve talked about it briefly here before, but let me tell you all about why it’s super important to have an emergency savings account, and how our home emergency fund through Capital … Read more

How I Save Money on Energy Bills to Splurge at Disneyland

I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own. Perhaps you have already noticed this, but I love to go to Disneyland. Shocking revelation, I know. Something I hear all the time from non-Disney people is, isn’t it expensive??? Well, the … Read more

Our House Flooded and it Sucks

When I was younger, a friend’s dad used to joke about the “Pride of Home Ownership.” “A tree root grows through your sewer line … the pride of ownership! Someone runs over your sprinkler head … the pride of ownership! A branch breaks off onto your roof … the pride of ownership!” I understood the … Read more