Stay productive while working from home

More people are working from home nowadays… Working from home can be exciting but comes with its challenges. If you think it’s easy and you’re going to have all the time in the world to do other things, well, it’s not that simple. I’m guessing that’s what brought you to read this article. You could …

10 Habits of Women that are successful with Money

The history of women has evolved as we continue to prove our worthiness and break out of traditional roles. The many Women liberation activists have significantly impacted overcoming suppression and inequalities—some of those fears that we encounter as women still present themselves even with our finances. To get past the doubt can be a challenge. …

How to make good habits

Make Habits out of Great Goals and Sticking to it

There are some goals that seem out of reach but break it down into smaller habits and it more possible. How do you turn something into a habit? That’s what I wanted to know after forcing myself to crawl out of bed every morning at 5 am. I would ask myself am I just not …

The Must-have Lists you should have in your planner

There are those like me who love to plan. Then there are moments when you purchased a brand new planner you’re excited about and can’t figure how to fill the pages. I might just one of those weirdo that love the smell of Staples stores, it’s like a jammed pack smell of fresh stationary. Oh, …

Purchases to avoid when you are on a tight budget

We are discussing what purchases to avoid when you are on a tight budget. I’m going to list just a few of them. There are a ton of purchases you can avoid but these made my list solely because I’ve purchased all of them. The best teachers give lessons from experience. I’ve chosen to teach …

Breaking down the Budgeting Basics “What exactly is a Budget?”

In this post, we are starting from the beginning, way way in the beginning. I wanted to go over the basics of a budget and define some terminologies. Let’s start with our main topic “The Budget “ What exactly is a budget? According to Wikipedia, a Budget is a financial plan for a defined period, …

5 Ways to save money without even thinking

Can you really save money without thinking? I mean really not have a day where you are checking your bank account seeing what’s left. The truth is not really, I can’t lie and say you will never look at your bank account. What I can tell you it that you can have at least one …

How to start a Saving Money Challenge and commit (second part)

The No-Spend Challenge I know it might be scary to think about not spending a dime, but that’s why we prepare. Do all of your shopping and pay all of your bills in advance. If paying your bills in advance is not an option to schedule them automatically or on a calendar to keep track. …

How to start a Saving Money Challenge and commit

When you see a money challenge post what do you think of? Something exciting and motivating? I know I feel great starting a challenge especially at the beginning of the year. The let down as most resolutions is the lack of commitment. Everything might be easier in the beginning but soon you realize it takes …

5 Easy ways to save money on a tight budget

When budgets are tight, I mean really tight! It almost seems impossible to save any kind of money. Just looking at your expenses and wondering “How can I possibly even have savings?”. I want you to look at your budget again, tell yourself “its possible!”. You are going to perform surgery on that budget right …

Breaking down the Budgeting Basics Part 3 “The Structure of a Budget”

So at this point, you picked out your budgeting techniques but what about the components. Let’s examine what main things that have to be apart of every budget. Hmm, there is the income, of course, the expenses…dread and the obvious reason why we want to do this, the savings. The structure of a budget I …

Breaking down the Budgeting Basics Part 2 “What Budget should I try?”

What type of budget should I try? There many times of budgets some people like to choose based on their income. I would like to go over some of the types of budgets that are out there. After that, I would like to go over my own budgeting strategy. So what type of budget are …

Create Laser Focus Goals and Accomplish them

What are your Goals? Let’s talk about the history of Trene’s goals. Some of them were really big, like trying to start my own makeup artist company back in 2009 (spoiler alert it is now 2019). So many BIG Goals, I worked at them a little bit as you can tell I’ve strayed away from …

Stop being busy and be more productive

I’m Busy but I’m not making progress Task after task can get overwhelming sometimes. I admit it seems like sometimes my list is very long and I still don’t feel accomplished. Realizing I was always tired and still not crossing off my to-dos, I was just busy not productive. Anyone that knows me, know that …