About Angela and Kirby

Anytime you see "Angel and Kirby" that means it's a post written by both Angela Jacobson and Kirby Jacobson. We enjoy helping people learn about saving, setting goals, and managing their money wisely. We're all about helping people accomplish their goals!

Living beneath your means: saving money means more financial freedom

KJ: We’ve written about the concept of living beneath your means before, but there really is a powerful impact to you and your family’s bottom line of living beneath your means (whatever that may be). Not only by living on … Continue reading

How to spend what you don’t have without going broke

AJ & KJ: We were having a conversation about vacations with family the other day and the question came up “how do you take a last minute vacation, spend a few thousand dollars and NOT tap into your emergency fund?” … Continue reading

How you can afford to travel: 7 tips you should know

AJ: I found this article one day while mentally escaping from my hectic life on pinterest and thought it was a really unique perspective on one way you can afford to travel and save money. She references a lot of … Continue reading

2016 proposed budget implications for young savers

AJ & KJ: Last week the President submitted his proposed budget changes and the implications for retirement accounts. Were the proposed changes to be approved, there are hefty implications for young savers and we’re covering a few that are especially … Continue reading

What makes you happy?

KJ: What makes you tick, what makes you happy, what gives you joy? Quite a loaded question I know! Well, let’s take a step back a little from the purely philosophical and look at it from the perspective of personal … Continue reading