Budgeting

Learn how to make a budget and stick to it!

The Free Practical Guide to Start Your First Budget

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Are you trying to budget better or even start a budget for the first time? So glad you’re here! A budget is simply a spending plan so you know where your money is going. And it doesn’t have to be boring! I created Budgeting Made Easy, my budgeting ebook and printables, so that I would […] Read more…

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┬áspell 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…

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