Budgeting

Not sure where to start with budgeting? Learn how to budget money, make a monthly budget, or even budget on a low income. These are the tips and tricks we used to pay off over $27,000 in 17 months!

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Secrets to Where I Change My Coins to Cash for Free

If you’re getting ready for vacation, the holidays, or want to splurge without breaking your budget, the perfect go-to is to cash in coins you’ve been saving in your piggy bank or coin jar. Which means you’re wondering, where can I change my coins for cash for free near me? If you’re using cash envelopes…

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Financial Literacy for Kids: Lesson Ideas by Age Group

Being a parent means having a lot of complicated conversations, from religious beliefs to money and everything in between. Thankfully, there are some excellent resources for financial literacy for kids to help keep things age-appropriate and easy to understand. What is basic financial literacy? Basic financial literacy is the understanding of various economic ideas. The basics of…

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Grocery on a Budget: Easily Cut Your Bill by Half

We’d been struggling with keeping our grocery on a budget for the past…well, since we started budgeting. So I sat down to make a game plan that I know you can probably use as well. Staying on track with your food budget starts with finding cheaper options and easier ones that you’ll be able to use…

Ways to Stretch Your Budget

The differences between a sinking fund and emergency and why you need both

The Beginner’s Guide to Dave Ramsey Sinking Funds

As you’ve started diving into sorting out your finances, you’ve probably heard that you need a starter emergency fund of $1,000. You may have also heard some talk about Dave Ramsey sinking funds and categories as well. But what exactly is the difference between an emergency fund and a Dave Ramsey sinking funds? And why…

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