8 Affordable Ways To Plan A Healthy Dinner

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 not good for...
How You Can Save $10,000 This Year

How You Can Save $10,000 This Year

What would you do if you had an extra $10,000 (ten grand) in your pocket today? Just think of what an additional $10,000 a year could do for your family. A few simple changes in your shopping habits can really add up to some BIG savings. Find out how to save Ten Grand...
Are These Poor Money Habits Making You Broke?

Are These Poor Money Habits Making You Broke?

We are all guilty of certain bad money habits. In fact, I am willing to bet that even if you are the most frugal person in the world, you are still guilty of at least one bad money habit. For me, it was too easy to use our credit card. Over just a short period we...
How to Follow Through on Your Goals

How to Follow Through on Your Goals

Can you believe it’s already 2019?! It’s time to set a smarter goal! Doesn’t it seem like just yesterday we were celebrating the start of 2018. It’s time to start goal setting and making New Year’s resolutions. However, the new year is not just about goal...
How To Stick To Your Budget

How To Stick To Your Budget

Creating a budget breakdown and sticking to a budget was and 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...
How To Plan Your Best Financial Year Ever

How To Plan Your Best Financial Year Ever

It’s a new year and a fresh start! That can mean a new financial year for you! 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...
How To Create A Budget When You Hate Budgeting

How To Create A Budget When You Hate Budgeting

When it comes to budgeting, 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 anyway, a...
The Biggest Mistakes People Make When Budgeting

The Biggest Mistakes People Make When Budgeting

The idea of creating and sticking to a budget probably sounds pretty straightforward. 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? Don’t make these mistakes when starting your budgeting...
How To Stretch Your Budget When You’re Tight On Money

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

Whether you’ve decided not to spend any money for a short period (by doing a spending freeze), or there just isn’t enough money to make ends meet, everyone encounters a time when you have to use budget savers to make the money you have last until it replenishes and...
How to Show Your Love On a Budget

How to Show Your Love On a Budget

Are you wondering how to show someone you love them when extra money is not in your budget? When was the last time you went out for a night on the town with your significant other? But flowers, dinner, a movie and a babysitter will easily cost you over $100! For only...
What It Really Means To Be Frugal

What It Really Means To Be Frugal

Frugality is often confused with being poor or cheap and spending only the minimum. But I’ve found that living a frugal life isn’t about sacrificing and feeling deprived. Being frugal is learning to live smarter so that you can afford to live the life you...
How To Live On $2,000 Per Month

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...
The Ultimate Guide To The Cash Envelope System

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...
How To Start Saving For A House Down Payment Now

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 Spring Clean Your Finances

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...
How To Budget When You Have No Savings

How To Budget When You Have No Savings

It’s so important to put money away for savings regularly. Having money in savings will provide you with a cushion for emergencies and unexpected expenses that may pop up in your budget. Your savings account can also provide you with a way to meet your financial...




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