Do you feel pressure to pull out your credit card every year for Christmas or that you always overspend? If so, I want to share some tools you can use to plan for a Christmas you don’t have to go into debt for. Decide What You Would Like/Need to Spend Money on This Christmas Take [...]
Is it worth it? For us it 100% is. Just in the past year, we have added roughly $3,500 extra dollars to our travel budget only hosting when we were already going to be out of town. Hosting on Airbnb is one of the things that has made traveling possible for our family. It's the sustainable and resourceful option I was looking for.
Almost 80% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck. Y’all, ‘normal’ is broke. When people tell you that having a car payment is ‘normal’ and making minimum payments on your student loans is ‘normal’, they aren’t lying. That is what most people are doing. When you decide to forge a different path for your life, you are being abnormal.
I’ve gotten a lot of questions about the best way to budget for larger and irregular expenses. The ones that don’t come up every month but you know are coming.
Wish you could spend less money on food every month? Groceries and eating out combined is one of the largest variable aspects of our budget. I don't think we are the only ones. That’s why figuring out how to spend less in this category is so important to me. If spending less on food is [...]
Do you ever find yourself wondering what to do this weekend that won’t break the budget? Weekends can easily get sucked into doing chores or feeling the need to spend a good bit of money in order to have fun. This can be a big problem for us too. It can be hard to remember [...]
Are you having trouble keeping to your grocery budget every month? Or do you look at your grocery budget and want to spend less but don't know how? I've definitely been there.