There’s nothing worse than opening your mail and finding that you’ve got yet another unexpected bill come through your door.
Buying a car, and then looking after it, is one of life’s biggest expenses. If your family has more than one car, then you can multiply all the regular expenses by two or even three.
One of the most frightening aspects of human existence is a lack of knowledge about what the future holds. Even if you’re swimming along nicely, there’s no guarantee that the picture will be as rosy in the days, months or years ahead. You never really know what’s around the corner, and bolts can appear out of the blue. If your finances have taken an unexpected knock, here are some of the best ways to handle life’s hardest problems.
Sometimes, trying to save money is a daunting task. Okay, well always! Especially if you are the non-budgeting one of the relationship, then trying to get a savings fund is just a great excuse for creating guilt to your life. Who needs that? So, let’s make it easier. I have come up with 11 truly brilliant ways to save money that are actually easy to remember.
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!
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…
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.
What 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.
It’s time for a little confession. Okay, here it goes – my budgeting (and especially my spending) was sorta off-balance during the holidays.