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?
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?
If you’re not careful Christmas can end up being a disaster for your family financially. Here’s how to ensure that you have a happy, stress free holiday and a debt free new year.
My wife and I set out to develop a strategy that would allow us to “fake” a steady, predictable paycheck despite a fluctuating freelance income.
Financial advisor Clint Gautreau points out that there are 3 main areas of finance that you should talk about before tying the knot.
A recent Bankrate report indicates that electronic gift cards are probably a better choice when you are giving to members of the younger generation.
Being aware of where your money is going, and what it’s doing, is the first step to taking control of your finances, and getting things in order.
You Need A Budget recently announced that they are making YNAB free for college students. Here’s a step by step of how you can get the software for free.
When all the signs are telling you that you should be doing your best to get things under control, and get a fresh start, where should you begin?
Summer can be fun, but you don’t want it to break the bank. Before summer starts, take a step back, remind yourself of your long-term financial goals
Figure out where you’re spending money every month on a regular basis, and find ways to cut those recurring costs from your budget. You’ll save hundreds!
What are some things that you can do to ensure that you have a memorable and fun filled summer, without breaking the bank?
There are plenty of free financial resources that take the guesswork out of financial planning and put the confidence and power right back in your hands.
Setting a family budget can be key to getting and staying out of debt. How much are you willing to sacrifice in order to get ahead?