Category Archives: Strategize

Tab's Tips for What to Buy at Goodwill

Guest Post by style consultant Tabitha Dumas.  Check out her website at www.TabithaDumas.comIf you’re new to Goodwill shopping, or thrifting or secondhand shopping in general, this post about what to buy at Goodwill is for you.Goodwill shopping, like a lot of shopping, is hit or miss. Sometimes you’ll leave with nothing and other times you’ll […]

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What Can Getting Sick Cost You? Guest blog post by Kelli Carter

What can getting sick cost you?In real estate it is all about "location, location, location" but when it comes to your health, it is "prevention, prevention, prevention"!It is estimated that only 10-30% of your health conditions are due to a genetic predisposition (the genes you are born with).Guess what that means?Your environment (what you control) […]

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How to Manage Your Credit Card Debt featured on NASDAQ and ValuePenguin

I was recently featured in an article on ValuePenguin and on NASDAQ's website about how to manage your credit card debt! Here is the article:The average credit card debt for an American household is $5,700,and it rises to more than $16,000 for households that do not pay off their balances each month. Clearly, while that level of […]

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Finances and Divorce for Women - Financial Help for Women Going Through Divorce

The following blog post is a guest post by Nancy Hetrick, founder of Smarter Divorce Solutions. Divorce happens. Let her help you get through it in a kinder, gentler, more affordable way with the assurance that your financial settlement will be a win-win for everyone with no tax or property division surprises. As a Certified Divorce […]

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Check me out on TV!

I was recently interviewed by the local Phoenix news channel Arizona Family Channel 3 on how to stay out of debt and shop smart this holiday season.  It was a great experience and they plan on me being their budgeting expert. azfamily.com 3TV | Phoenix Breaking News, Weather, Sport

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How to shop for the holidays, get everything you want, save money and not go crazy!

We are nearly two days away from the official first shopping day of the holidays, Black Friday.  It's about to get real!!  Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year and big deals can be found.  Some people like to brave the crowds and early morning camping out to find the best deal.Other people […]

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Holiday Gift Budgeting Guide

When we budget for holidays we usually just think of birthdays, Christmas or Hanukkah, Mothers' and Fathers' Day and maybe Valentine's Day.  But in reality there are so many other holidays that a lot of people buy gifts for that we miss them and go over budget.  Do you remember Easter, Christmas decorations, supplies, work […]

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The Best Money Tips Ever!!!

There are a lot of websites and blog posts that are about the best money tips or how to save money.  Some of the lists are good but we think that most of them are not really applicable to everyone or that they just don't save that much money.  We wanted to give you THE best […]

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How to Pay Off Your Debt

Once you are on a budget, especially the Fiscal Fitness Phoenix Budget, you tend to notice you have a lot of extra money at the end of the month.  Our challenge to our clients is to set a goal on what you do with that extra money.  It could be extra towards retirement and investments, […]

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Don't Budget!!!

Your jaw is probably hitting the ground right now reading the headline of this blog.But I'm being honest, I don't want you to budget...like this: If you google "Personal Budget template" you get 22.3 million results and they all look like this.  You have your income at the top, then your bills and expenses.  Then at […]

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