Hi! I’m Melissa!Your Biggest Fan and Financial Cheerleader
I’m a former banker and Realtor turned personal finance blogger.
I’m obsessed with budgeting and side hustling to pay off debt. I have some pretty insane financial goals this year, and I’d love to help you reach your own goals, too!
For about ten years, I wanted to start a blog to share all that I had learned in my banking and real estate careers. There was just one problem: I didn’t have a clue about how to get started or how to make money blogging.
But after two years, I’m earning a full-time income and am throwing all of our extra resources towards paying off debt once and for all.
I know how difficult it can be to shop for women who seem to have it all. It can be especially hard in times like these. Many women are working from home, whether they chose to (as entrepreneurs) or were forced into WAH status due to current circumstances. So I wanted to put together a
Did you know that you can earn up to $40 per hour or more flipping furniture for profit? I recently painted a coffee table I had found on Facebook marketplace and tripled my investment! You might be thinking ‘But I’m not crafty, Melissa…like not at all…’ Thankfully, chalk paint and milk paint are very forgiving,
If you’ve been blogging for any amount of time, you’ve likely experienced writer’s block. I remember the excitement as a new blogger – how I couldn’t wait to write every single thing that was on my heart. You likely have so many thoughts swarming around in your head that it can sometimes be overwhelming, and
After 13 years of using its platform, Facebook disabled my account. It’s true! Facebook has decided that I’m a threat to society. How does this make any sense? I have no idea, but let me just give you a little bit of backstory. As I mentioned, I have been using Facebook both for personal and
You probably don’t know this, but your financial behavior determines whether you reach your goals or fail miserably. I can take a look at my past spending patterns and identify major mistakes and struggles that were repeated over and over and over again. Why is it that we tend to revert back to our old
If you’re in the market for a new car or house, you’re probably thinking a lot about your credit score. But what about the rest of the time? Is it always necessary to know and check your credit score? In short, the answer is yes. From what your credit score is to how to increase
Side Hustle Ideas
I’ve compiled a massive list of side hustle ideas to help you earn more money so that you can pay off debt, save for emergencies, and even quit your full-time job to pursue your dream.
Starting a Blog
Whether you’re a stay at home mom or tired of working at a job that you hate, blogging could be for you. Every single service-based business should launch a blog to increase visibility and brand awareness. Click below for 5 things you need to know before starting a blog.
Money and Financial Tips
You don’t have to practice extreme frugal living in order to achieve your financial goals. Click below for practical money tips (even if you’re the free-spirited spender).