How to Deal With People Giving You Gifts as a Minimalist..

Are you someone who is trying to attain or maintain a minimalist lifestyle, but has friends or family that love giving gifts? This post is for you! My husband and I also struggle with this, but we’ve found some ways to hopefully lessen the influx of stuff that comes into our house. Some back story…Continue reading “How to Deal With People Giving You Gifts as a Minimalist..”

The Power of Manifestation:

I know a lot of people will roll their eyes at this title & a couple years ago, I would have to. Today, I am hoping to open your mind up to the idea of manifestation, starting with guiding your beliefs & thoughts. I will tell you how to combat negative thoughts to create yourContinue reading “The Power of Manifestation:”

You Are a Lot Closer to Your Ideal Lifestyle Than You Think..

I came across this post the other day on Instagram and it sums up how I’ve been feeling recently. -Maybe I shouldn’t be focusing on a retirement goal number, but rather my goal lifestyle and what I can do right now to achieve it ASAP. ((Don’t hate on me for going on Instagram again, haha,Continue reading “You Are a Lot Closer to Your Ideal Lifestyle Than You Think..”

June 2021 Financial Update:

Hello & Welcome back! In June, we wrapped up our first season of the podcast which is exciting & I’m starting a new work role as of today! My new job position is going to be a lot, I just hope I succeed at it. I will finally officially be an insurance agent & haveContinue reading “June 2021 Financial Update:”

May 2021 Financial Update:

It’s officially been one year since my first financial update! Let’s see where we were financially in May 2020: Our Current Numbers as of June 1st 2020: $16,814 Invested $10,028 In Savings No HSA (will get one Oct. 2022 when we can) -$150,279 Total Debt (House and Car) Some things that happened this month.. ourContinue reading “May 2021 Financial Update:”

9 Reasons Why You Should Quit Social Media:

In 2020, I took 2 separate month long breaks from social media, once in January & once in June, I ended up never going back to any socials except Instagram, Pinterest, & YouTube (& a touch of TikTok to post financial education videos). Now on May 20th, 2021 I started another indefinite break from socials.Continue reading “9 Reasons Why You Should Quit Social Media:”

My Goal Life:

Without knowing where you want to go, you will surely get lost along the way, wandering aimlessly. The same can be said about your finances & every other aspect of life. Before you start your conscious journey, Where are you going? Where do you want to end up? What does your dream life look like?Continue reading “My Goal Life:”

April 2021 Financial Update:

Hello & Welcome back to Ease Your Financial Payne! Spring weather is finally here so we’ve spent quite a lot of time outside this month. It feels so amazing to finally get some natural vitamin D again! Some things that happened this month: Brandon (my husband) is now fully vaccinated and so is a lotContinue reading “April 2021 Financial Update:”

Our Podcast Money For Everyone Has Been Released!!!

On February 15th, 2021 we released our first full episode of Money For Everyone on Apple & Spotify. Today, we have five episodes out. We upload a new episode bi-weekly on Mondays. A bit about the Podcast: We have a vision of a world in which everyone knows how to manage their money to achieveContinue reading “Our Podcast Money For Everyone Has Been Released!!!”

Easy Changes You Can Make to Live More Sustainably:

Hello & Welcome back! I’ve been obsessed with environmental sustainability & wanted to share some simple changes my husband and I have made so far: Reusable Cotton Rounds Shampoo Bars (& Bar soaps in general) Reusable Produce Bags Switched to Who Gives A Crap toilet paper. -Link for $10 off! Native Deodorant -If you placeContinue reading “Easy Changes You Can Make to Live More Sustainably:”