Book Review of Jen Sincero’s You Are a Bad*** At Making Money

This article may contain affiliate links, but each link has the Saver/Security Money Personality pledge. I only recommend if my Saver/Security Money Personality would actually buy it. Money earned from affiliate links helps us to continue with our mission of preparing couples financially for adoption/fertility.  I've teamed up with Devon Baeza, a fertility financial coach, … Continue reading Book Review of Jen Sincero’s You Are a Bad*** At Making Money

Does Your Money Personality Say Yes to IVF?

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-jcedu-a06f5f Did you know that your Money Personality affects your decision about whether to do IVF, IUI, natural cycle IVF, or not to do fertility at all? Listen to the raw and real conversation about how a Saver and Spender made their decisions during the fertility process.

10 Steps For Your Adoption/Fertility Goal

This week I was driving kids to school and I heard the following conversation. My 6 year old, "Mommy, this morning we saw a deer." "A REINDEER!!!" My 4 year old says. "No," his sister say, "They aren't real." "Yes, they are," I interject. "Can they fly?", she wanted to know. "Nope", I reply. "Is … Continue reading 10 Steps For Your Adoption/Fertility Goal

The Financial Costs of Adopting a Family Member

Whenever I meet someone that has adopted/gone through fertility or is about to go through this journey, I get so excited as if we are both a part of a club. This weekend I met a young man that has custody of his 10 month old nephew and he wants to adopt him. I loved … Continue reading The Financial Costs of Adopting a Family Member

Preparing Financially For Fertility and Adoption

My Fertility Story I didn’t plan on adopting. It was never part of the “when I grow up, I want to adopt” plan. Instead, I imagined that I would be 25 years old, married, with 2 kids and we’d grow into 6 kids. I was going to be a stay-at-home mom that gardened, canned, and … Continue reading Preparing Financially For Fertility and Adoption

What’s Your Side Hustle?

Yesterday I was speaking to my neighbor about the Total Eclipse that we experienced. She mentioned that her son lived just north of us right in the ideal path. A guy in his town sold 400 camping sites for $50 a piece as a prime place to watch the Total Eclipse. My jaw dropped. That … Continue reading What’s Your Side Hustle?

Finding Peace after Job Loss

Recently I've come to greatly appreciate our Multiple Sources Of Income, our savings, no debt, and a stocked pantry. Thursday, my husband came home to inform me that his employment had ended because the company was struggling due to the loss of some key clients. I thought I would react differently. I was calm and … Continue reading Finding Peace after Job Loss