Buy This Not That: Ring Guard

Buy This Not That: Ring Guard

I think it’s fair to say that Jake proposed with a beautiful ring. The only problem with it is that it’s too big for my finger. I thought I could manage without getting it resized until it fell off while I was grocery shopping one day. Needless to say, this prompted me to find a solution. Jake and I went back to the store where […]

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Steal of a Deal: Consignment Shop Find

Steal of a Deal: Consignment Shop Find

I don’t think I’m alone in saying that I enjoy buying new things. With the weather finally turning cooler, I was in the market for some new fall attire and anxious to see what was on the racks. When it comes to clothes, the thrill I get when something fits just right is hard to match. Being petite, I tend to struggle with clothing fitting […]

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Why creating and maintaining a budget is significantly more freeing than it is limiting

Why creating and maintaining a budget is significantly more freeing than it is limiting

If I asked you to define what a budget is you might say, “It’s a way to limit your spending in order to increase your savings and build wealth”.  You would be spot on! However, that part “limit your spending” is where people start to squirm.  But, if you are anything like I used to be,  you are probably already limiting your spending all the […]

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Our First Post!

Our First Post!

Welcome to “For the Love of Savings”! Jake and I are going through a really exciting time in our life as we plan our wedding this next year. To add to this excitement, we are also transforming Jake’s house into a home. What’s common about both of these things? Besides being fun, they cost money! While both Jake and I are employed, we also live […]

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