You Need A Budget by Jesse Mecham offers a very personalized way to budget that considers your aspirations and dreams, and offers a more practical way to pay down your debt.
The Recovering Spender Book Review: How To Live A Debt Free Life
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.
Book Review: The Budget Kit By Judy Lawrence
Judy Lawrence, in her book, The Budget Kit, seeks to demystify the budget process and help readers make a budget that works. So is this the book for you?
Living Paycheck to Paycheck? How You Can Get Ahead
Studies have shown that more than two thirds of people are living paycheck to paycheck at least part of the time. How can you get ahead?
How To Make A Food Budget… And Why It’s So Hard
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.
How To Accomplish Your Financial Goals With Automatic Savings
Many people have trouble getting started with their financial plans. And even after they get started, in can be extremely difficult to be consistent. That’s why it is important to take advantage of various ways to set up an automatic savings system. You’ve read about the advantages of automatic savings on this site in the […]
3 Potential Problems With Automating Your Finances
There are certain risks involved with putting your finances on auto-pilot. Here are a few that we’ve come up with.
3 Quick Ways To Recover From A Spending Spree
When I see the word ‘quick’ in an article title, I generally think that it’s going to uncover a magical blueprint for making money fast. Quick money and instant savings are popular article topics today, but the one you’re about to read isn’t quite so popular. In fact, I’d say this topic gets ignored online […]
Having A Budget Meeting Is Like Having A Financial Reset Button
Life has a way of becoming hectic, and your finances can quickly get out of whack. When that happens, sometimes you need to hit the financial reset button.
The Psychology Of Saving
“The cost of saving too little is less than the cost of saving too much.” Have you ever really thought about the cost of NOT saving? It can be pretty high. Just fill in the blank: If I fail to save for retirement I might ______________. Have to work longer than I want to Be […]
Going The Wrong Way? Poor Financial Decisions And How To Change Directions
Money is interwoven into many areas of our lives. It is no wonder that ‘going the wrong way’ financially, can have a direct and negative impact on us.
YNAB (You Need A Budget) 3 Budget Software Review: Zero Based Budgeting Made Easy
One budgeting software that I’ve heard quite a bit of positive feedback about is You Need A Budget, a desktop budgeting software. Here’s my full review.
7 Reasons Your Budget Might Fail
One of the best ways to be successful with a budget is to know why you failed in the first place. Here are some reasons budgets fail.
How To Start Your Budget From Scratch
If your budget isn’t working the way that you intend it to work, then you may need to start from the ground up and build a budget beginning with the essentials.