I’ve found that borrowing some of my grandparents’ strategies for saving can save me time and money, while improving the quality of our lives.
After using the You Need A Budget home budgeting software for 3 months, we love it. Here’s why it has made a difference, and how it can help you too.
Can having a tight budget affect your financial decision making? Some studies suggest that it may.
Many people, religious or not, choose to sponsor a child through the many programs that are available. While everyone has their own reason for pursuing sponsorship, many do it to help those in need and to share their own resources. Our Experience with Sponsorship Last year, my husband and I researched World Vision and felt […]
Planning ahead for a rainy day by making a solid financial plan is key to making sure that you can weather any storm. So what types of things should you be doing?
We all need to buy food, and it can be an extremely expensive part of our budget. To create a successful food budget, it’s helpful to begin with the basics.
There are many ways to get ahead financially. One of them is to buy things used and save the difference.
Are you determined not to spend money attending events that you aren’t really interested in that can be quite expensive? You may be a refusenik.
Sometimes in order to reach a short term savings goal you have to cut expenses, find ways to increase income and come up with a family budget that helps you to reach your goals.
If you’re not careful your hobbies can quickly go from being a nice diversion, to a sinkhole for your paychecks. Here’s how to keep the hobby spending in check.
Here are some money management strategies from the Duggar family that have allowed to live debt free despite raising 19 children.
We often buy more than we need in this culture, because we can. What if instead, we bought only what we needed and no more?
The Monday Night Football game between the Packers and Seahawks can help to illustrate what can happen when you don’t play well in the first half of your financial game.
If you are struggling to slash your budget or to make a workable budget, you may be reading as much as you can about how to cut corners and balance your budget. You might be cutting out little luxuries you enjoy like a fancy coffee or meals out with friends. You might have slashed your […]