After I realized that I was completely broke from a failed investment, I started thinking more seriously about budgeting my money a little better. I started paying more attention to what I was doing, and it took a lot of work. I wasn't accustomed to thinking before I purchased something, but my new lifestyle called for it. However, after about six months of careful spending, I was able to turn my financial picture around. This blog is all about solving your own financial problems by making better choices day in and day out. You never know, your life might dramatically improve with better finances.