Cool Places in Chicago to Get Your Study On

Well, I finally did it. I enrolled in my real estate broker class. There’s more to come on my plans with that shortly. Trying to find time to actually study has been a major challenge so far. I started my course March 1st and as much money as I’ve paid into this, you’d think I’d […]

Easy Food Marinating Tips

So instead of a long post, I wanted to give you all a quick and easy tip. This would definitely fall under my saving money in the kitchen ideas! One of my favorite foods to purchase from Aldi’s is Shrimp. They have a variety of frozen shrimp from cocktail shrimp, to medium sized, to large. […]

Organize Your Expenses Easily in Less than 10 Minutes!

January is always the perfect time of the year to analyze your money for the year. After issues with my ex, I had to set new goals. Goals 2015 – bring in more income and eliminate debt (which will improve credit score) 2016 – save money, move, continue to work on credit score 2017 – […]

4 Financial Apps You Need for This New Year

I swear I find myself adding and deleting apps on a daily basis. My phone’s battery is almost ready to die before I unplug it good enough. I’d like to think of myself as working on saving a shitload of money this year as well as investing it. Because let’s get real, just putting it […]

6 Popular Savings Plans to Reach Your Financial Goals

2 years ago, I posted the 52 Week Savings Challenge: 7 Clever Ways to Find Extra Money. Now how many of you actually did that? So to start off this year, how about setting your goals towards the right challenge for you and your family? I started off with a $25 a month challenge when […]

13 Quick Imitation Crab Lunch Ideas

  As you know, I’m all about convenience and saving money. I recently bought a pack of imitation crabmeat to add to my left over salad. So the salad is gone and now I’m stuck with a half-eaten pack of imitation crab meat. So after browsing around my absolute favorite website Pinterest, I came across […]

Can This President Elect Work for Us?

    Typically I have nothing much to say when it comes to politics. And today, it’s not much different. However, I did want to address things from a different perspective. Like many, I am appalled that our president-elect is Trump. But at this point, instead of asking “why”, we now need to focus on […]

Meal of the Week – Boneless Short Ribs with Gravy

Well, It’s been about a month since I’ve last posted. Things have been hectic, but I finally did it – I moved! If you remember your last move, I’m sure you empathize with me. The packing wagging up and down stairs hiring movers working overtime to replace what you’ve spent out eating take out daily […]

Back to School Shopping Made Easy with #Groupon #ad

In my last post, I talked about Groupon Coupons. In this post, I wanted to continue by letting you know of the great back to school shopping ideas you can find on Groupon as well. My son just turned 17 yesterday, and he is at that “I need that” stage. Since he does well in […]