The guest post I have lined up for you today is going to hit most of us in our gut. It’s all about how much we’re spending on food in our budget. I know in my budget, our family has always had a hard time with this, but we’re slowly getting it more and more under control! Today, Kyle from Dollar Diligence is back to share some tips on how to save money on your groceries. Last time he was here, he told us his story of how he paid off $33,000 of student loans on a teacher’s salary. Take it […]
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Kyle shares how he paid off over $33,000 in 18 months while earning a teacher’s salary! Check out his tips here to implement on your debt free journey!
Christmastime can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. Check out how to do these 7 family Christmas traditions on a budget this Christmas season.
Ah, the good old question of whether to keep a little bit of money tucked away into the main checking account. This seems to come up quite often with people just starting out making their budgets and starting to tell their money what to do. I thought it would be a great time to dive in and explain what a checking account buffer is, advantages and disadvantages to having it, and finally, what my family do in regards to this ourselves. If you have never created a budget yourself or need help, please check out this great guide I’ve put […]
There are many things out there that we want to buy and we end up impulse buying. In this article, I give you 5 ideas to help you stop impulse buying and making bad purchasing decisions.
Emergencies happen all the time. Dave Ramsey commonly says “it’s not if they will happen, it’s when”. We know that we have to prepare for unexpected events to come up and rear their ugly head at some point. How do you handle emergencies when they happen? There are people out there that use a credit card as their emergency fund. Heck, for a little while we have done this as we build up ours. I don’t recommend going this route as common sense would ask, “why are you adding more debt during an emergency”? As we build our emergency fund, we are […]
Cutting costs to some simple things in your life can really help save money in the long run. Check out these simple things I’ve given up to save money.