Budgeting

Learn how to make a budget and stick to it!

5 Secret Money Management Tips for Couples

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Money management is notoriously challenging for couples but definitely easier to handle if you’re by yourself. Add your significant other and it can spell disaster. When I was single, dealing with finances was simple. And I naively thought that they would stay that way when I got married. But during the first year of marriage, I […] Read more…

Organize Your Bills Like a Boss with a Bill Pay Checklist

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You’ve paid late fees more than once this past year. Ahem! You could have gone out to dinner or gotten a nice top from Thredup instead! Bills have a habit of sneaking up on you, even though the same ones come every month. What’s up with that? You don’t have a good way of tracking those bills that […] Read more…

Does Your Budget Spark Joy?

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Before we all heard about Marie Kondo and her method of asking ourselves whether something sparks joy, I was figuring out how to stick to a budget. The thing about budgets is that it gets a bad rap. You hear about budgets being so restrictive that you can’t buy new clothes or eat out or […] Read more…

Budgeting 101: How to Get Started

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It’s important to live on a budget and not overspend these days. The best way to do this is to use a personal budget worksheet that you refer to every month. Putting together a personal budget is not hard. It’s staying within your budget that’s challenging. The goal is to spend less than you make. […] Read more…

Free Budget Worksheet (No Longer Available)

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Was it your New Year’s Resolution to start a budget? It’s not too late to start. You’re not a failure. Oh heck no! I was overwhelmed at first that I didn’t know where to start. It’s like when I drive to a new place, I get a little nervous. This happened a lot when I was a […] Read more…

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