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What Are Sinking Funds? Everything You Need to Know…

What Are Sinking Funds? Everything You Need to Know…

If you’re new-ish to the world of budgeting, you might have heard this strange term sinking fund before and wondered what it means.  Nope, it’s not a new type of investment; instead, it’s an incredibly helpful budgeting tool you should definitely be using!   Technically (according to Google dictionary, anyway), a sinking fund is a…

How Monthly Meal Planning Will Save You Time and Money

How Monthly Meal Planning Will Save You Time and Money

I don’t know about you but I hate grocery shopping. It’s the bane of my existence…(ok, that was dramatic), and meal planning? Ugh, it’s the worst…so I bet you’re thinking that monthly meal planning must be plain torture?  Hear me out.  After food shopping every single week and buying virtually the same foods (yawn) for…

7 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping on a Budget

7 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping on a Budget

Can you believe it is almost that time already? I think I’m in denial. I do not want to go back-to-school shopping.  Doesn’t that officially mark the end of summer? When the stores began stocking back-to-school supplies, I swore on all that was holy that I would NOT purchase one marker, backpack, or pencil case…