Budget Like a Hero - 8 Do's and 2 Gotcha’s

Maximizing utility is essential to staying on budget, meeting your financial goals, and growing your net worth. Anybody can do it. Here are nine tips you can use to save money.

Personal Finance, Budgeting

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Budget Like a Hero - 8 Do's and 2 Gotcha’s

Budget Like a Hero - 8 Do's and 2 Gotcha’s

Maximizing utility is essential to staying on budget, meeting your financial goals, and growing your net worth. Anybody can do it. Here are nine tips you can use to save money.

Personal Finance, Budgeting

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What Getting A Puppy Really Costs

What Getting A Puppy Really Costs

Pets are great but how do they impact your budget? There are both up front costs and ongoing costs involved with owning a pet. Here is how my new "best friend" factors into my budget.

Family and Finances, Budgeting

How to Save Money During A Crisis

How to Save Money During A Crisis

The United States, along with most of the world, is in a recession caused by the outbreak of the Coronavirus. However, there are plenty of ways to save money during the crisis. Additionally, creating good …

Budgeting

Budget Friendly Birthday Party Ideas
  • February 24, 2020
  • by Anne

Budget Friendly Birthday Party Ideas

These budget-friendly birthday party ideas are going to open your eyes to the kind of party that you can really throw without spending a fortune or looking like a cheapskate. Make new memories and close …

Budgeting

How to Create A Budget

How to Create A Budget

A budget is a plan for allocating your financial resources. For some it is about managing month to month, for others it is a roadmap to build the life of their dreams. A budget allows …

Budgeting

How Much to Save for College?

How Much to Save for College?

Our approach is a) college savings is a monthly budget item, b) our kids will be aware of two cost savings routes that make a degree 25% cheaper.

Family and Finances, Budgeting

Working with Your Spouse to Develop a Budget

Working with Your Spouse to Develop a Budget

In a relationship it is easy to get into arguments over budgets and spending. Especially personal spending your partner doesn't see the value of. Here are some tips to keep in mind as you work …

Family and Finances, Budgeting

Climbing the Economic Ladder and Why It Gets Easier as You Go

Climbing the Economic Ladder and Why It Gets Easier as You Go

The myth is true - the more wealth a person has the easier it is for them to get even more. This post breaks down the reasons why and shows you how to get a …

Personal Finance, Budgeting

Understanding Total Cost of Ownership - Ignore and Pay the Price

Understanding Total Cost of Ownership - Ignore and Pay the Price

The other day a light bulb in my office burned out. Even though LEDs bulbs were more expensive up front I analyzed the available options and ended up saving $192.06 over 5 years!

Financial Literacy, Budgeting

Budgeting for Chaos - When Life Gets Random
  • January 18, 2019
  • by Emily

Budgeting for Chaos - When Life Gets Random

How do we manage our finances when things are not going well? Here are some ideas for realistically budgeting when life is coming at you fast.

Budgeting

10 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Budget

10 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Budget

Budgeting can be a bit of a challenge. It’s on ongoing effort to manage your money on a monthly basis. If you find you are struggling with yours, here are a few ways to instantly …

Budgeting

How to Improve Your Bottom Line by Eliminating High Interest Debt
  • October 23, 2018
  • by Emily

How to Improve Your Bottom Line by Eliminating High Interest Debt

Debt is a useful tool to meet personal and financial goals like homeownership or going to college. But interest, especially if the rates are high, can cripple your efforts to pay off loans and make …

Personal Finance, Budgeting

8 Ways to Win at Budgeting - Like A Boss

8 Ways to Win at Budgeting - Like A Boss

Ever wonder where all the money goes, live paycheck to paycheck or find yourself running low on cash? Here are some ideas for getting your finances where you want them.

Personal Finance, Budgeting

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