Budgeting

Budgeting is the key to financial freedom!  Learn how to create a budget you can actually stick to, what categories to include, and create simple systems for maintaining your budget along the way.

3 Simple Steps to Balancing a Budget (and Why it’s Important)

3 Simple Steps to Balancing a Budget (and Why it’s Important)

Living on a budget is crucial when working towards reaching your financial goals but creating and sticking to a personal budget is only half the battle. The act of balancing a budget at the end of each budget period is an essential part of the budgeting process that many people skip. While balancing your budget…

Stick to Your Holiday Budget With This Free Holiday Budget Planner

Stick to Your Holiday Budget With This Free Holiday Budget Planner

Do you feel the holiday season brings you more stress than joy? Do you dread the Christmas shopping season because you always end up having to put all your gifts and expenses on a credit card? If reading this gives you cold sweats just thinking about it then you need a holiday budget planner. I…

How to Create a Bare-Bones Budget in a Financial Emergency

How to Create a Bare-Bones Budget in a Financial Emergency

When your finances are in crisis-mode, it often calls for you to deviate from your normal budgeting routine and adjust your budget accordingly to protect you during uncertain financial times. One of the first steps to take is to create a bare-bones budget. If you’ve never heard of the strange word before, a bare-bones budget…