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5 Secret Money Management Tips for Couples


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


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?


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


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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