It’s not the past that defines us; what defines is how we strive to put the past behind us. If you are in a financially messy state (really, who isn’t?), then it’s tempting to lament the decisions that lead you to that position. But really, what does that get you? You’ll be in a looping guilt trip, and all the while, you will be doing nothing to ensure you’re able to move toward reaching your financial goals. Let’s look to creating change instead. It’s much better to adopt a can-do mindset, and tackle any issues head-on. Here’s how you do it.
If your family is on the road out of debt, there are bound to be a few bumps along the way. Of course, these bumpy moments can seem a little disheartening when they happen, but as long as you traverse them quickly, they needn’t do your overall journey to much harm. It is with this in mind that I have written the following post that can help you deal with the small financial bumps and get back on track. Read on to find out more…
Most of us are are living paycheck to paycheck, so we all are stressing about not having enough income to match our lifestyle. Seriously, you know there is a constant stress and struggle when you are trying to stretch the money to make ends meet. It is time to change that!
Money is the #1 stressor for most families, and we all understand why. Here are 6 ways that parents can decrease their budget, while still enjoying life and making memories with their kids…
Have you ever thought that maybe your problems with money go beyond hating to budget or not being able to save? Be it a pattern taught (or not taught) by your parents or slowly created over time through bad habits, it could be that your finances are to the point where you need therapy to get out of 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.
Have you ever taken a financial or budgeting class? Maybe as part of your church or through a budgeting program that you paid for?
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…
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.
It’s time for a little confession. Okay, here it goes – my budgeting (and especially my spending) was sorta off-balance during the holidays.