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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The Best Cheap Grocery List Items (& Healthy Too!)

For those of you on a tight budget, grocery shopping and meal planning might be a little on the stressful side. In fact, the grocery budget category is often the one that most people struggle with, myself included.  It’s so incredibly easy to overspend at the grocery store. And, grocery stores know this. Why do…

How to update for cheap with chalk paint furniture

How to Chalk Paint a Dresser for a Cheap Makeover

Want to spruce up your house while on a tight budget? Buying new furniture and decor might be out of the question, but you can always repurpose what you have to save money. That’s why I love this chalk paint dresser tutorial. It’s taking what we already have – or have gotten cheap – and…

These are the 9 best personal finance books that will change your life (and aren't Dave Ramsey)

The 9 Best Financial Books for Beginners

From Suze Orman to Dave Ramsey – and every finance guru in between – everyone claims to have the best financial books for beginners. But how do you find the one that fits your personal finance approach? Whether you love him or loathe him, Dave Ramsey is one of the most talked about financial advisor…

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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