Financial Tools & Resources

My Favorite Budgeting Tools (Because Mint Wasn’t Great Anyway)

The surprising news that Mint is discontinuing its budgeting software is sure to leave its millions of users scrambling for a new way to manage their money. So, what are some of the best alternatives to Mint (spoiler: I believe it’s YNAB and Tiller Money!) and what

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money rules
Changing Your Money Mindset

Money Rules: Focusing on Financial Abundance Not Scarcity

As a kid, I was always one to follow the rules. I walked the straight-and-narrow and avoided getting in trouble, mostly because I didn’t want to be singled out or be in the spotlight (also, I grew up in the 80’s so I also needed to avoid

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Adjusting Your View Of Money

Your Spending, Your Life

Creating a spending plan that truly aligns with our values is an essential piece of optimizing your financial life. It doesn’t matter what you spend your money on, just that it aligns with your own personal values.

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The Importance of Money

4 Things to Remember in Uncertain Times

I started writing this blog post on the flight back to the U.S. back in January. News of the novel coronavirus spreading throughout China prompted us to return, and naively we thought we would be able to wait out the health situation for a few weeks and

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Minimalism & Frugality

2020 Word of the Year: Health

The last two years, my word of the year was “Simplify”. Yes, it did take me two years (2018 and 2019), but I finally feel like I accomplished it! I simplified my financial accounts, my daily processes and even my own expectations for myself. This year, my

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I’m Kathryn Hanna and I love to budget (really, I do!), build spreadsheets, and spend money on travel, sewing supplies & good chocolate.


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