In her book, The Recovering Spender, Lauren Greutman shares how her family dumped $40,000 in debt and began working together towards shared financial goals.
How do you handle financial setbacks and make sure they don’t complete derail your financial plan? Here’s what we did after a recent unexpected expense.
For too many of us our dreams and goals will simply slip away, unrealized because we struggle to curb our spending in a meaningful way.
If you’re frustrated by the budgeting software out there and you like the budget envelope system, I highly recommend Goodbudget. Here’s why.
If you simplify in these 6 areas, you can save a substantial amount of time and money. Here’s how.
Each year it happens. December comes and goes, and in January, I’m left looking at the mess that is my budget. Just where does the money go?
Have you ever had someone who gave your kids more expensive gifts than you? If so, how did you handle the situation?
We Americans spend a lot on our kids for Christmas presents, according to Mint.com “the average family spent around $750 on holiday gifts.” Is it too much?
I recently saw a Money article that said today’s college graduates can expect to retire at 75! Here’s how we’re hoping to help our kids avoid that.
Our grocery bill has steadily grown, and I’ve found that I need to think a bit outside of the traditional grocery stores to save money on food.
Learning how to say no and to resist pressure tactics, whether they be from family or salesmen, can save you a bundle.
Many of us suffer from a temporary income drop at one point or another. What we don’t consider is how long it may take to bounce back from such a situation.
Laura Ingalls Wilder and her daughter Rose had very different approaches when they came upon hard financial times. How would you react to financial stress?
This year, my husband and I decided we wanted to bulk up our emergency fund. We decided most of the money I make as a freelancer will go into our emergency fund and the rest of it will go into a fund to save for our son’s braces. That meant we had to use my […]