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Cash Envelope System Wallet Giveaway

  CASH ENVELOPE SYSTEM WALLET GIVEAWAY Do you use the cash envelope system of budgeting? Does your method leave a lot to be desired in terms of looks or organization? Maybe it’s time to throw away the paper envelopes or plastic organizers that crack and fall apart and budget in Read More

How Pinterest Can Help Your Budget

  When you think of Pinterest, what comes to mind? DIY, crafts, recipes, decor, and inspiration are probably some of the first things that pop into your head. But did you know that Pinterest can be a great tool when it comes to budgeting? Browsing Pinterest doesn’t have to result Read More

Planning for a Debt-free Christmas

  One thing that we know for certain: Christmas will be here in exactly 18 weeks. One thing that may not be clear: Who will be celebrating it free of gift-giving debt. It’s much more joyful and peaceful to move into and out of the holidays without having to worry Read More

Summer Activities Your Kids and Budget Will Love

    Ah, summertime! The season for sleeping in, running through the sprinkler, licking popsicles, riding bikes around the neighborhood, roasting marshmallow for backyard s’mores… It makes me want to be a kid again. But there are days when kids (and/or parents!) need some variety and want to get away Read More

Periodically Reworking Your Budget

    You’re following a written budget – fabulous! You are totally on the right track.* But one of the facts of life is that nobody’s financial situation is static. There are fluctuations in income, new expenses, expenses that end, and changes in monthly bill amounts. Plus, children are born, Read More

Kids and Money: Earning and Managing a Commission

    In order to learn to manage money, kids need money to manage. (Yes, I know. I have a keen sense of the obvious.) And the way in which they receive and manage that money should fit as much as possible with grown-up reality since we’re not ultimately training Read More

Saving Your $1,000 Emergency Fund

via freedigitalphotos.net When you feel as though you’re living paycheck to paycheck, the thought of building up a $1,000 emergency fund can be daunting. But it’s so important, and with a little creativity it can be a fun and rewarding challenge! However, those dollars will not accumulate without a plan. Read More

Sticking to a Grocery Budget

Groceries tend to be a category in which many people overspend. Here are 10 tips for staying on track. via freedigitalphotos.net 1. Create a food budget! Obvious, yes, but it’s important to start here. While the average American family spends 9-12% of its monthly income on food, the amount will Read More

Holiday Shopping on a Budget: Apps

  Between Thanksgiving and Christmas meals, entertaining, and purchasing gifts, not overspending in November and December can be a challenge! Here are five apps to help you plan better, stick to your budget, and save money along the way. (Note: I do not own a smart phone but have been Read More

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