7 Tips to Choose The Best Airbnb

7 Tips to Choose The Best Airbnb

As you probably already know, Airbnb is a game-changer. Gone are the days when you have to pay $1000+ or own a timeshare to have a suite with extra space to stay in when you’re traveling.” When we travel, I’m picky about where we stay. I like the types of rooms that...

4 Ways Fear Sabotages Success

4 Ways Fear Sabotages Success

There are always new things you could fear. Just turn on the news if you need some negative inspiration. Few things nowadays are 100% safe, so it's tempting to want to hunker down and avoid risk. Although I know it shouldn't be, negative criticism has been my...

5 Tips for Traveling Cheap

5 Tips for Traveling Cheap

When people hear how much we travel and some of the locations we’ve been too, they assume we’re cramming into bunk beds in dingy, back ally hostels. No offense to those who are cool with that, but it just isn’t our style. I’m more the “champagne tastes on a beer...

Staying Focused in Hard Times

Staying Focused in Hard Times

This year has been a doozy! Can I get an amen?! Here in Nashville, we started with a massive tornado that tore through our city on March 3rd. It was terrifying, but thankfully, our home didn’t have any damage (it went 200 yards south of my neighborhood). We lost power...

How to Thrive in an Economic Downturn

How to Thrive in an Economic Downturn

I'm a big money nerd. For years, I've heard finance experts speculate on when the bull market would end, and many predictions that it would come crashing down. I was in college during the 2008 recession, so honestly, I was already so broke that it didn't make much of...

How to Survive an Economic Downturn

How to Survive an Economic Downturn

Let's be real; the first part of 2020 has been a doozy. As we all shelter-in-place, many of us are trying to work while also watching tiny humans who laugh in the face of proper office etiquette. We're all craving and hoping for life to go back to some semblance of...

10 Tips For Writing a Book

10 Tips For Writing a Book

I was surprisingly confident. Although I didn't study English in college or have any professional writing experience, I was at the tail-end of my master's program and in the groove of writing long papers. I thought, "how different can it be to write a book?" Spoiler...

3 Ways To Change Your Life Immediately!

3 Ways To Change Your Life Immediately!

2016 was a rough year for me. I'd venture to say it was one of the hardest years of my life. I lost thousands of dollars on a bad business deal, it was the hardest year of my marriage, and I was struggling with what appeared to be an auto-immune disorder. It felt like...

5 Apps for Saving Money

5 Apps for Saving Money

If you've known me for more than 5 minutes, you probably know I'm obsessed with finding ways to save money. I don't mean seeking ways to double a double-coupon. I've tried that, and I'm just not that patient. When I look for ways to save, I want to save BIG! There are...