• Finance

    How To Get Your Spouse on Board with a Budget

    On Board with A Budget By Sami Womack from asunnysideuplife.com Getting your spouse on board with a budget is a crucial step to being successful with any goal…especially one that affects both of you like your money goals do. My favorite marriage + money metaphor is to imagine that you’re both in a rowboat, and you’re paddling in opposite directions, you’re going to get nowhere fast! That’s essentially what you’re doing with your money if you don’t realize that you’re in the same boat…you’re on the same team…and you should be on the same page about your money! However, that’s often times easier said than done…trust me, I know! I’ve been…

  • Finance,  Travel

    8 TIPS TO SAVE ON TRAVEL, NOT QUALITY

    Note from Melody Hey all, it’s beautiful outside right now this weather seriously drives my wanderlust. If you are like me, you love to travel. Your mind likes to travel to far off destinations like France, Italy, Japan, China… the list can go on. I recently met Laura through a mutual connection and absolutely loved her website about traveling without breaking the bank. You can find one of my recent adventures traveling to London and 10 things to do for free HERE. If you are new to my finance journey, you can check out my finance story of how I paid off over $65k in student loans here. I’m excited to…

  • Finance

    Take the F Out of Finances

    Take the F Out of Finances – A note from Melody Sometimes that low bank balance of your finances can kick you in the gut harder than a bag of bricks. Getting to the nitty gritty about finances  can feel as fun as going in for a root canal, but it doesn’t have to be. Once you master the basic building blocks, it’ll be as easy as riding a bike. I had the pleasure of meeting MicKallyn through a mutual connection and since then, I’ve been able to learn quite a bit about finances, biz building, and balancing the #wifelife. What I love about MicKallyn is that she will keep it…