How to Automate Your Savings

How to automate your savings - Life of Stones

I’m excited to have Elizabeth here to help us figure out how to save boatloads of money in the upcoming year!  It can be tough to save especially when you feel you have no money left at the end of the month! Hey, y’all!  I’m so excited to be writing on Life of Stones! Thanks […]

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5 Books That Will Change the Way You Think About Money

5 books that will change the way you think about money - Life of Stones

One of the big characteristics of successful people is they are usually avid readers!  Are your finances in trouble?  Causing you stress?  Do you have negative opinions on money that you may have picked up from your childhood?  Pick up a book!  These 5 personal finance books have changed my life and they can change the […]

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7 Frugal Money Habits of Wealthy People

7 money habits of wealthy people - Life of Stones

Have you always wanted to be rich?!  I have!  It’s fun to get caught up in how we would spend our millions if we ever hit the Powerball!  Now, in my mid-to late 20’s…ugh, fine…30’s, I finally realize how rich I truly am and it has nothing to do with money!  I still have big dreams, […]

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How to Create a Budget With an Irregular Income

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Do you have an irregular income that makes it difficult to set a monthly budget that works?  You know you need a budget but every time you sit down and try to work on one you probably get discouraged because of your fluctuating income, right?  I understand how difficult it can be to create a budget […]

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10 Frugal Gifts for someone who has everything

10 frugal gift ideas for the person who has everything - Life of Stones

Do you ever have a difficult time finding gifts for someone who has everything?!  We all know someone like this…you have to buy them a gift but everything you see, they already have!  Then when you do find an amazing gift it’s way out of your budget, can you relate?? I love LOVE giving gifts but […]

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How We Paid Off $35,000 of Debt in Only 7 Months

How we paid off $35,000 of debt in only 7 months - Life of Stones

Today is the day!  This is the post I have been dreaming about writing since I decided I was going to start a blog!  I didn’t want to share this story in detail until we had paid off the very last cent of our personal debts (except for our mortgage).  Partly because I didn’t want to jinx […]

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How to use the cash envelope system to save money

Why the cash envelope system is the best way to save money and stay on budget - Life of Stones

I know why you are here!  You keep hearing about this “cash envelope system” and finally your curiosity got the best of you!  Let me guess?  You decided you were finished letting your money stress you out!  And, you have decided to take back control of your finances and make some major changes…am I on […]

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