BUDGETING CAN BE FUN

Budgeting can actually be free-ing. Because when you pay attention to your spending, then YOU control it. Otherwise, I promise, eventually IT will control you. Get ahead of it today. Download our FREE Budgeting Sheets and get started today!

How To Fill Your Emergency Savings Fund In Just 2 Months

Whether you’re trying to pay off debt, or just getting your financial life in order, we all need an emergency savings fund. Emergency funds are so essential for financial stability. When the unthinkable and unexpected happens, instead of swiping your credit card and...

The Biggest Mistakes People Make When Budgeting

The idea of creating and sticking to a budget probably sounds pretty straightforward when you start the budgeting process. All you have to do is make a plan for where you want your money to go and then stick to it. Sounds pretty simple, right? But you can easily make...

How To Stretch Your Budget When You're Tight On Money

Everyone encounters a time when you have to use budget savers to make the money you have last until it replenishes and the budget resets. It's usually when you’ve decided not to spend any money for a short period (by doing a spending freeze), or there just isn’t...

8 Affordable Ways To Plan A Healthy Dinner

Budget meal planning for families can be a challenge. Convenience foods loaded with empty calories and extra fats are so tempting to feed our families in the chaos of a hectic schedule. Yes, prepackaged foods are convenient, but we know deep down they are...

How To Create A Budget When You Hate Budgeting

When it comes to creating a good budget, sometimes we make it harder than it has to be. Here's the thing, a good budget will not only tell your money where to go but help you stay on track, so you don’t overspend. While it is good practice to track your spending...

How To Start Saving For A House Down Payment Now

You may not be thinking about buying a house for a few years, but a down payment on a house could end up being thousands of dollars. If you’ve already started thinking about saving up for a down payment, you might feel just a little overwhelmed. Unlike retirement, the...

How To Live On $2,000 Per Month

There are two types of people who want to live on $2,000 a month. There are the people who only have $2,000 a month, or there are those who want to live on less by living on $2,000 a month and saving the rest. I’ve been on both ends of the spectrum, so I know what...

How To Stick To Your Budget

Creating a budget and figuring out how to stick to a budget is by far the hardest part of gaining control of your finances. For us, we spent so much money outside of our budget that we ended up carrying balances on our credit cards. And then paying them off using next...

How To Plan Your Best Financial Year Ever

It’s a new year and a fresh start! If your New Year’s resolution this year is to make better money management decisions or even give your finances a financial makeover, you’re in the right place! I’m going to show you how to plan for your best financial year yet!

How To Cut Your Budget When There's Nothing Left To Cut

We’ve all been there before. Your credit card statement is staring you in the face and your checking account is just cents from zero. It happens. Time to revisit the household budget. And then you get mad at yourself for allowing your finances to get in this awful...

The Items You Are Forgetting To Include In Your Budget

When creating personal budget categories for your family, most people will start by either revisiting a previous budget they put together or by making a list of all their bills to figure out where money needs to be distributed. Budgets that are created based solely on...

The Ultimate Guide To The Cash Envelope System

The cash envelope system is a spenders godsend when it comes to budgeting. This easy way of budgeting will keep you from going over budget, and help you stay accountable and on track with your budget. While using a paper envelope to keep your money in each month might...

Things You Need To Do Right Now To Improve Your Financial Life

Many people are looking to improve their finances this year, but have no idea how on earth to achieve this goal! If you are struggling to get ahead financially, just the idea of getting control of your finances can seem intense. I’m not going to lie to you and tell…

How To Follow Through On Your Financial Goals

It's time to set a smarter goal for your budget and your finances! Can you believe it’s already the new year?! Doesn't it seem like just yesterday we were celebrating the start of last year?! It’s time to start goal setting and making New Year’s resolutions, and that...

How To Cut Expenses When You're Low On Money

When it comes to budgeting, it can be tough to find ways to learn how to cut expenses. Whether you’ve overspent early in the month, or you’re spending more than you’re making, it may be time to find some expenses to put on the chopping block. While some of your...

How To Make Your $500 Grocery Budget Feed Your Family

Feeding an entire family isn’t always easy, and it can get so pricey that food ends up being where a good portion your monthly grocery budget goes. It definitely doesn’t have to be this way. You may not be eating like kings and queens if you reduce your meals to $500...

How To Budget When You're Not Making Enough Money

Budgeting can seem hopeless when you're not making enough money, but that is even more reason to create one! It doesn’t matter if you’ve lost your job, you have too much debt, or you just don’t make enough money, either way, the bills still need to be paid. When there...

How To Spring Clean Your Finances

If you’re anything like me, then you might religiously check your budget and track your personal expenses every month so you can stay on top of things. However, staying on top of things doesn't necessarily mean you are void of having no emergency savings, a mountain...

Couple Goals: How To Manage Money Together As A Team

Couple goals, we've all got them includinghow to manage money as a couple. You've probably already heard the statistics about money and marriage; "more than half of marriages end in divorce because of money." And it's nothing to scoff at because money problems are the...

How To Stay Motivated For Your Money Goals This Year

Setting money goals for the year might seem simple enough, but achieving those goals isn’t as easy as it sounds. Knowing how you can stay motivated to reach your saving money goals is an essential step in actually achieving them. I struggle with remaining motivated,...

 

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