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 [...]
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.
We had just recently gotten back from a trip visiting my parents across the country when I got the call that my dad was having a heart attack. As you can imagine, it was devastating and scary. As a daughter, my first thought consisted of ‘how fast can I get there to be with my [...]
Do you ever feel like making a budget is making up numbers and hoping for the best? I know I did. When my husband and I first started budgeting, I was convinced that there was no way I could keep up with it.
That debt free scream was just the beginning for us.