Author: Emily Jividen

State of the Blog: July 2017

Welcome to our State of the Blog update for July 2017! This month, we talk about rentals, side hustles, and a new look for the John & Jane Doe Guide to Money. Blog Stuff You probably noticed that things around here look a little different this week. We celebrated two years of blogging in July, and that …

Financially Savvy Saturday #204

Welcome to Financially Savvy Saturdays, the savviest personal finance blog hop on the planet, created specifically for personal finance writers! We welcome all things money here. Whether you’ve written anything from thrifty living tips to how to nail your retirement savings, you’re invited to link-up. If it ties into personal finance, we want to read it! …

Procrastinating My Way to Better Finances

I had no idea what to write yesterday. We spent last week at my dad’s lake house, lounging around in wet bathing suits to beat the heat. Effective, but not conducive to writing blog posts. The weekend was packed with back-to-school shopping, church, Vacation Bible School, a birthday party, and a trip to the inlaws. Yesterday …

State of the Blog: June 2017

Happy July 4th, y’all. Welcome to our State of the Blog post for June 2017. In this month’s edition, we’ll talk about swimming, mojitos, rental property, and my experiments with Instagram. June was a busy month that started with track-out and our trip to Great Wolf Lodge. Then Little Bit went back to school to finish up …