Budgeting Tips

Easy & Healthy Grocery Budget Strategies that will Save You Tons of Money

Easy & Healthy Grocery Budget Strategies that will Save You Tons of Money

While creating and sticking to a grocery budget isn’t as fun as a girls’ weekend to Cancun, it does have its perks. The food category in your budget is one of the easiest places for money to fall through the cracks. And if you can quickly and easily patch those ... Read More
How to Fight and Conquer Discrepancies in Medical Bills

How to Fight and Conquer Discrepancies in Medical Bills

Medical bills are unfortunately a part of our life, no matter your plan, coverage or deductible. Whether you’ve just had a checkup, a baby - or something in between - chances are you’re going to end up with a medical bill. But what do you do if those services are ... Read More
Easy Dinner Ideas to Stop Eating Out

Easy Dinner Ideas to Stop Eating Out

I'll admit it - I hate trying to figure out dinner ideas for tonight. Needless to say, this is probably our biggest downfall when it comes to our food budget. Having nothing planned means grabbing dinner on the way home - on top of a coffee from the drive thru, ... Read More
How to Pay Off Credit Card Debt Quickly

How to Pay Off Credit Card Debt Quickly

Credit card debt. The huge majority of Americans have it, and have learned to live with it, like an annoying family member that always ribs you. But what if you didn’t have to have credit card debt in your day-to-day life (or that awkward uncle)? Learn how to pay off ... Read More
Pay Off Your Mortgage or Invest? Practical Tips to Decide

Pay Off Your Mortgage or Invest? Practical Tips to Decide

It’s the age-old question about which comes first. (No, not the chicken or the egg. Well, maybe - it IS about your nest egg, anyway.) Should you pay off your mortgage or invest first? While both are very tempting options, there are some major considerations to think over before making ... Read More
Amazingly Simple Cleaning Tips that’ll Save You Tons of Money

Amazingly Simple Cleaning Tips that’ll Save You Tons of Money

Every spring I feel the need for a refresh. There’s just something about the fresh air and sunshine that makes me want to review our budget, get rid of clutter, and do a deep spring clean. So why not bust open the windows and start your spring with my favorite ... Read More
How to Jumpstart Your Finances Quickly with Sinking Funds

How to Jumpstart Your Finances Quickly with Sinking Funds

Are you struggling with budgeting and trying to stay ahead? Wondering where in the world you’re going to find money for upcoming expenses outside of your budget, yet again? The best way to break out of this cycle is to create and use sinking funds. Sinking funds are the best ... Read More
How to Stop Spending Money You Don't Have

How to Stop Spending Money You Don’t Have

Another payday hits, and you’ve already got the itch to go shopping. Next thing you know, your paycheck is spent before the weekend is over. Unfortunately, it’s another 2 week stretch to keep yourself afloat until the next payday. You know you need to stop spending money you don’t have, ... Read More
How to Save Money: Build $1000 in Savings in 12 Weeks

How to Save Money: Build $1000 in Savings in 12 Weeks

We all know it’s important to have financial goals. Without them, we’re destined to remain in debt and struggling to live paycheck to paycheck forever. The best thing you can do is learn how to save money the right way, so that you can break the cycle of debt once ... Read More
How we saved $240 in minutes with the Trim app (so far!)

The Best Money Saving App: How we saved $240 in minutes with Trim

I like to think that I’m pretty savvy when it comes to saving money. I feel like I’ve learned all the tricks to cut costs and find extra dollars in my budget. Boy, was I wrong. By signing up for one service, and spending about 5 minutes to sync our ... Read More
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