Goals

Continuing with last weeks’ topic of creating goals #goals I have created a downloadable tool to help you plan and brainstorm on paper. If you are a student, start with a small task and map out your plan for getting it done.  Once you get the hang of it, plan your next year.  Then five years, and so on. If you are a teacher, parent or mentor, share with your student(s).  Sit down …

#goals

This weekend, I had the opportunity to not only celebrate Mother’s Day with my mother and to be celebrated but I also took part in an amazing event that honored an amazing woman.  Her motto, “do what you love, and love what you do.”  As I prepare for my husband’s law school graduation and I look back on my own graduation from fellowship last year, there are many things that …

Budgeting…am I being punished?

While living life on a budget is not meant to be punishment, it absolutely does not allow for spur of the moment purchases and it simply doesn’t allow for purchases outside of your means, unless you are…well, cheating.  There will undoubtedly be things that you want, that exceed the recommended income percentage per category.  So what do you do? Take a look at Budget vs Wants PDF. My want purchases are …