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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How to Use Cash Envelopes as a Budgeting System

May 6, 2021/Tana/No Comments If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that I’m a huge fan of budgeting. I don’t call myself a budget & financial fanatic by night for nothing. So, I thought I’d shed some light on a budgeting technique that has helped tons of people: the cash envelope…

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Which Personal Budget Categories You Actually Need

Let’s be honest – the idea of budgeting freaks a lot of people out. Budget basics can be hard enough – and then toss a bunch of budget categories into the mix? No wonder the majority of folks nope right outta there and never come back. Not that I can blame them. Think about it…

How to Easily Build the Ultimate Family Emergency Binder

Our neighbors were recently preparing to go on an anniversary cruise when they realized their printer wasn’t working. She texted me to see if I could print some paperwork for them to put in their in case of an emergency binder for their parents, who were watching their kids. Of course, I obliged. And being…

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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