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 Start Using Cash Envelopes for Budgeting

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. When it comes to budgeting, I truly practice what I preach. So, I thought I’d shed some light on a budgeting technique that has…

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Greenlight Card Review: Is it the Best Card for Kids?

When I first heard about the Greenlight debit card, I was skeptical. Very, very skeptical. The idea of handing a kid a debit card felt like the equivalent of giving them an entire cake and fork. (It can’t end well for either of you!) So, I decided to check out as many Greenlight card reviews…

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Battle of the Budgeting Software:
YNAB vs Mint

For those on a budget, investing in a budgeting software program can be quite helpful because it not only helps you develop your budget, but it can also help you actually stick to it as well, which to be honest, is the real battle when it comes to budgeting.  Another great thing about using a…

Ways to Stretch Your Budget

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

The Beginner’s Guide to Sinking Fund Categories & Emergency 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 building different sinking fund categories as well. But what exactly is the difference between an emergency fund and a sinking fund? And why do you need…

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