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 […]
The mobile apps for YNAB 4 are a worthy add-on to the full desktop application and well worth the cost. Adding transactions and checking your budget on the go has never been easier.
Getting out of debt isn’t rocket science, but it does take the will to get started and stick to it. Here are the top strategies, programs and financial gurus to get out of debt.
We thought that we were living a comfortable lifestyle that we could afford, but we left out several important aspects of a strong financial position. Here’s how to avoid the same mistakes.
Mint.com is a personal finance management software that allows easy anywhere access to your family’s financial accounts, budgets and spending trends. Here’s a review.
While doing research for my project on credit I really wanted to figure out why so many 20-somethings were clueless when it came to building credit, paying off debt, and real estate. I’m not exactly the typical finance person. I enjoy my drinks and I enjoy talking about the most random topics. I never preach […]
If you need some debt help and are looking to put your debt worries behind you this year, you might be surprised that a budget can be the answer. Yes, there are a lot of free debt calculators and debt planning tools on the Internet today. There are debt related blogs and all sorts of […]
Upon contemplating how to implement our first budget, I ran into an inevitable problem: how to cash flow monthly expenditures. Having worked in retail for large corporations, I understood that other people had a similar problem. When it came time to pay their bill, some would say, “Well, I don’t get paid until Friday. Can […]
I once wrote (well, more than once) an article that got some negative criticism. The article was called How To Write A Check And Other Checkbook Basics. I found out that a lot of people graduating high school didn’t know how to write a check, so I wrote an article on the topic. There was […]
Over the past couple of years the economy has been in a tailspin. With double digit unemployment, people are having a hard time finding jobs, and not many people (beyond government workers) have been seeing their incomes increase. Because times are tough most people are having to be more creative in looking for places to trim […]