21 Reasons To Hate Budgeting (and how to change it)…

Don’t you just love budgeting and hearing about all the changes you need to make? I mean, doesn’t it just inspire you to change everything and never go out to eat again? Riiiight… yeah, me neither. 

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From Total Desperation to A Little Hope…

I just saw a blog titled “I paid off $50,000 of debt in 2 months and here is how I did it.”  I think I gagged a little at how out of this world their claims are as I rolled my eyes. Yeah, we aren’t there yet either, so let’s celebrate the little steps of victory instead…

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How To Give Your Budget A Makeover

Have you ever taken a financial or budgeting class? Maybe as part of your church or through a budgeting program that you paid for?

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How To Manage Money As A Side Hustler

I love budgeting!  However, for the past 3 years, it was very difficult for us to create a working budget. Why? All the jobs we worked were unsteady paychecks.

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A Breakdown of 15 Tax Deductions For The Normal Guy Running A Home Business or Side Hustle

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It’s tax season, so if you were working last year, and as boring as it is, you need to file taxes. So let’s talk the most common deductions and how to simplify your tax preparation…

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Here Is How NOT To Cut Corners On A Budget

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Most of our blogs on budgeting is about savings and cutting costs. But SOMETIMES being frugal becomes a mindset that gets us stuck in a cycle money saving efforts that greatly increases our stress. Instead of focusing on budgeting, let’s take a breath and laugh at ourselves . Are you ready? Here are some of our “not best budgeting ideas” that we need to laugh about…

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Avoid The Biggest Money Pitfalls With These 3 Financial Principles…

This week, I am reading a book called Debt-Free Living by Larry Burkett. I am also reading up on some of my favorite financial blogs, it is always good to review what you know you already know.

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“But I had NO choices!” #sidehustlin’ when it feels forced on you…

But I had NO choices, #sidehustling when it feels forced on you by health, money and kidsWhat do you do when your situation forces you to take up a side income job? What if you don’t have the time to plan it like you wanted or have the means to dream big? This is where we found ourselves at for the last few weeks…

See, the doctors call it uncontrolled, brittle, difficult, unpredictable, confusing and they feel sorry for me because I am trying so hard. I tell my husband it is tiring, exhausting, makes me feel lost, depressed and exhausted, it seems like a full time job. You can call it Type 1 Diabetes with super high risk pregnancy. The pregnancy has gone pretty well, up until 3 weeks ago. Now, at 7 months pregnant, I have had 2 hospital visits in the last 3 weeks, daily struggles to control my diabetes and am now only able to work about 2 days a week, if that much! And it is all due to having a chronic disease that doesn’t play by the rules. 

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18 Money Mistakes I Made During The Holidays

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It’s time for a little confession. Okay, here it goes – my budgeting (and especially my spending) was sorta off-balance during the holidays.

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40 MORE Side Incomes To Invest In (and Grow Into a REAL Business!)

 

This is the last in my series about side hustles and second incomes. My personal opinion is that everyone should have a side hustle, it’s kinda like a hobby… but you get paid for it! In this series, we have already given well over 50 options for side hustles and second incomes (check out part 1 here), but now let’s look for extra income jobs for people who Have the money and desire to invest in a side hustle turned career/business.

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