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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What are the 4 C’s of Credit for Getting a Mortgage?

Are you considering getting a house, car, or personal loan this year (or in the next 2 – 3)? If so, you’re going to need to know about the 4 c’s of credit. No, they’re not horsemen bringing the apocalypse or the top cuss words your kids will spout out in front of their kindergarten…

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How to Start Living Below Your Means in 2021

If you’ve wandered around any personal finance site or listened to a money guru for very long, you’ll hear the importance of living below your means mentioned often. We’ve all heard the term thrown around, sure, but do you know if you’re genuinely living below your means? In this post, I’ll cover what it means…

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Delicious Dirt Cheap Meals for When You’re Broke

When it comes to budgeting, one of the easiest places to overspend is the food category. Finding dirt cheap meals is a great way to help balance your spending and feed your family with little effort. We’re so busy running from work to picking up kids to extracurricular activities, it’s important to find the easiest and…

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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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