In part 1 of 3, we'll take a look at how budgeting gives you the freedom to spend! Part 1 of the series addresses the purpose of a budget and identifying budget categories.
It's time for another budget evaluation because we've had some extra expenses present themselves in the past few months. Join us on our journey to FIRE!
We're pregnant! We're extremely excited, but we'd be foolish to not take a step back and evaluate our budget, gaols, and more. We're budgeting for a baby!
Going on a quick trip soon? Take a few of our travel tips with you to help you save some cash!
Hi Pocketchangers, and welcome back! It's been a while since we gave you an update, primarily because we've been quite busy with life! From being more involved in ministries at church to being cooped up by #PolarVortex2019 - it seems like we're just trying to survive. Work has also been stressful, which then reminds me … Continue reading FI Goal#1 – Met!
Can you believe it's already 2019!? Like many of you, we're planning out the year ahead in terms of our lives including finances, business plans, and other life goals. Join us!
Hi Pocketchangers, and welcome back! If you haven't seen or heard about the markets recently, you'd be surprised to know that they are seeing their worst performances in a few years. In fact, this 'bad' performance has literally altered our first FI goal! It's time for some adjustments.Now what?The first FI-nancial goal we set after … Continue reading The Christmas FI Goal
Hi Pocketchangers! Welcome back! We hope you had a great Thanksgiving and are starting to celebrate the Christmas season! A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend an IRA conference to further my financial knowledge and garner continuing education credits for a certification. It's a great refresher course and it's also a reminder … Continue reading Your Money is Your Responsibility!
Here at Pocket Change Lifestyle, we believe everyone should learn to DIY. Here are fives reasons why we believe you should handle your investments yourself!
If you haven’t heard yet, this week has been a roller coaster for the stock market. Between Wednesday and Friday, the market saw quite a drop and you can feel a level of uneasiness spreading. But, don’t lose sight of the prize! The drop, as most are, can be attributed to several circumstances including the … Continue reading The Ups and Downs in the Market