New Guest Post Over at Coupons Daily!


Hey everybody! Coupons Daily has featured one of my articles over on their site today – just wanted to give you a heads up so that you can take a look! Here’s an excerpt: “It wasn’t until recently that I finally got a smartphone. I was 17 when my dad got it for me, and [...]

Birthday Intentions…

birthday intentions

Back in January I wrote a little bit about how I feel about New Year’s resolutions. Although I’m not a huge fan I do get why so many people gear up to make changes and improvements to their life at the beginning of the year. Recently, I was reading over on The Empowered Dollar and [...]

$1,000 Challenge – Final Report!


Finally! I’m down to my last two categories – Personal Spending and Housing. I cannot believe that it has taken me this long to work through the $1,000 Challenge! It has been a great experience and has forced me to carefully consider every dollar I spend. Notice that I didn’t say it had been fun…here [...]

Mad City Money – (FUN) Personal Finance Education For Teens!

The League of Southeastern Credit Unions

This past weekend I had the opportunity to go to an event called ‘Mad City Money’ sponsored by the Northeast Florida Chapter of the League of Southeastern Credit Unions.  Mad City Money is a two-hour hands-on simulation that gives teens a taste of the real world – complete with occupation, salary, spouse, student loan debt, credit [...]

Prom On A Budget

Prom on a budget

Okay.  Let me start out by saying that the title ‘Prom On A Budget’ is misleading. I certainly DID try to save money and be careful about what I spent but let’s be honest.  Going to a prom is crazy expensive.  So here’s my prom story. Michael shares his prom story at the end.  It’s [...]

Video Interviews Blooper Reel…

Can you help this girl?  She despairs of ever getting her license...

As you all know I have just started doing video interviews this year. It has been a real challenge for me. Mom is a big help to me in this area because #1 – she is an awesome public speaking coach and she practices with me and #2 she has taught herself how to edit [...]