Spring Cleaning: 10 Things To Do For Your Finances

This post includes affiliate links which help support FBL. Unless you filed for an extension, by now you should have filed your taxes and the early birds among you may have already received your tax refund (assuming you didn’t owe, of course). Brandon and I received our tax refund back in February because we were…

Top Tips to Help You Pay Off Your Student Loans Early

Guest post by: David Chen of Millennial Personal Finance For many Americans, student loans are a fact of life.  College or graduate school is simply out of reach without some form of student loans, and most of us will spend years paying back Uncle Sam or a private student loan company for our degrees.  When…

How to Save Money Dining Out (Without Being an Ass)

There’s a big difference between being frugal and being cheap (there is also a huge difference between being cheap and being a complete ass). Do y’all remember that story  that went viral about the couple that put five $1 bills on the table and took a dollar away if the server disappointed them? Whether the…

Discussing Finances and Money Management Before Marriage

Combining finances after marriage is no joke! When Brandon and I married back in 2011, there were a ton of questions to ask and decisions to make that we hadn’t yet thought or talked about together. We had very different approaches to how we managed our money and those first couple of months were kind of…

How to Get Healthy Without Paying for a Gym Membership

This post includes affiliate links. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Far Beyond Love. XOXO I joke with my husband that we have this whole get healthy and commit to the gym thing backwards. Most people we know make a New Year’s resolution to join a gym, work out, and get healthy around…

It’s Not Minimalism, It’s Intentional Living

For a few years Brandon and I spoke about our lifestyle as minimalist but this past year has shown me that isn’t really true. Minimalism, while fabulous, defines a way of life that is actually far more sparse and uncluttered than ours. I’ve come to redefine ours as intentional living. It’s not about purchasing only the…

The Top Tax Deductions for Bloggers

This post includes affiliate links. Thank you for supporting the companies that support Far Beyond Love. XOXO As the year start to draw to a close, every blogger I know is beginning to stress about taxes. Ideally you wouldn’t wait until this late in the year but I know that it’s a hard thing for some…

How to Reduce Your Grocery Bill Without Coupons

This post may include affiliate links. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Far Beyond Love. One of the biggest drains on our finances has always been food. We enjoy eating out. We always make sure we have a wide variety of food and snacks at home. We keep the pantry stocked but after reviewing our…

5 Reasons to Use CityPASS During Your Holiday Travel

Are you traveling during the holidays this year? We will be packing up in about 2 weeks to head south to Florida to spend time with family ’round the old Christmas tree. We’ve considered stopping in Tampa, FL (our old stomping ground) on the way back to Atlanta just to check in with old friends and see…

Can I Monetize a Faith-Based Blog?

Is it possible to monetize a faith-based blog? It’s a question I’ve seen come up repeatedly in faith-based groups I’m involved with on Facebook, LinkedIn, and SheWrites. As expected, there are two widely differing perspectives on the matter. There is one side that says that your focus should be on your ministry and if you are…

Smart Financial Planning for Your Wedding Day

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of SunTrust Bank. The opinions and text are all mine. Long before I met my husband I was a saver. I was always squirreling away dollars and coins for a rainy day. I wanted to be prepared for those unexpected events like the time my…

Financial Planning for My Dream Home

It’s been a little bit stressful around here lately. Last Tuesday my husband and I found out we were approved for our new apartment and that we could move-in as early as Saturday. Yes, that’s right friends, we were able to move in FOUR days. We spent Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday nights packing everything up, Saturday…

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