How I’m Saving Today

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So let’s do a check in shall we? In the last few weeks I have been taking a lot of steps to make changes to get my financial life in order. Here’s what I’ve been up to: Started freelance writing for a few regular clients. This is awesome since I really enjoy writing and really […]

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4 Traps to Avoid During Debt Consolidation (They’re Easy to Fall For)

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This is a sponsored post from FinanceBuzz. Thanks for supporting the companies that support Earning My Two Cents.   If you’re sick and tired of dealing with credit card debt, chances are you have looked for ways to get out of it without losing your sanity. Even with the best intentions, however, you may find […]

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10 Benefits Of Renting That May Change Your Perspective

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Today’s guest post is from Zumper, a one stop shop website for finding your next great apartment. Have you weighed up all the factors involved in renting vs buying? These top 10 benefits of renting that may change your perspective. Owning a home is still the American dream for many. But if house prices are […]

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The Side Hustle Summit 2018 is Almost Here!

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Are you not sure where to begin with a side hustle but know that you really need to make more money? Are you feeling stuck in a rut and want to try a new side hustle, or maybe branch out into a whole new entrepreneurial business venture? Want to see yours truly get interviewed about […]

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5 Ways to Plan For a Sane Black Friday


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  Oh lawd, its Black Friday! No need to freak out, calmly step away from the shopping cart and let’s get a plan of attack. I am not a wait-in-line-in-the-wee-hours-of-the-morning kind of shopper. I am not a fight-in-the-aisles-over-the-last-Tickle-Me-Elmo (or whatever the kids are into these days) kind of shopper. I am not a big-ticket-item shopper. If […]

November 25, 2015

Buying Our First Home: Part 2


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This is Part 2 in a series. You can read Part 1 here. We first began looking at homes online through Zillow (geez, I can lose hours on Zillow) to see what was available, checked out a couple of open houses, and contacted Quicken Loans to get a quote on a mortgage. We pulled our […]

April 9, 2015