Creating a budget can be difficult. But why is it even more difficult to stick to a budget? A few years ago, I was in the same boat most other people are in. Budgeting was difficult. I felt like I was overspending on a lot of different things. I would research different tips and tricks......
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Ugh. Budgets. Creating one can be difficult. Sticking to one can be even more difficult. But what sticking to a budget didn’t have to be so difficult? What if you could create a budget that works specifically for you, and then stick with it almost effortlessly? Launching February 25th, 2019! I’m SUPER excited to announce......
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I’ve been blogging consistently now for a little over three years with one goal in mind—to teach people how to manage their money in a way that will work for them. Well, we’re about to take it up a notch and I need your help deciding what that looks like! From my research, one of the......
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I love a good inspirational quote. There is just something about them that can motivate you. Quotes that you can apply to budgeting are no different! Some of the greatest minds in history gave their thoughts on money. We have the privilege of being able to learn from their thoughts and apply it to our own budgets. But being motivated and inspired to take action is only half of the equation. Action is the key to moving forward. You can be motivated all you want to make changes, but if you don’t take any action, you’ll stay where you are now. Sometimes we want...
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This post may contain affiliate links. See my disclaimer for more info. There are many different budgeting methods out there floating around in the ocean of information that we call the internet. Some are simple and some are complicated. A lot of them don’t work. This makes it hard to find a method that will......
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Studies have shown that not very many people keep their New Year’s resolutions. A few years ago, U.S. News reported that two weeks into February, about 80% of those who set resolutions had given up on them already. Back in 1988, a study was published by John Norcross and Dominic Vangarelli where a group of......
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Reports are out that American household debt has reached a record high of just over $13.5 trillion. Let’s type that out in round numbers.  $13,500,000,000,000 That’s a lot of zeros! With that number, there is $837 billion more debt than there was in 2008 just before the Great Recession rocked the world.  That means one......
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I just got back from a very restful vacation to Disney World with my family. It was great to see my wife and kids the whole day. My mom even came with us this time, which was enjoyable. But Disney World is a double-edged sword these days for me. Note: I promise there is a......
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In just a few weeks, most of us will be spending time with our families, exchanging gifts, and eating more than we should for the second time in about a month. The holidays are certainly coming up fast! Luckily, there is still time to save money on gifts. There are some normal ways you can......
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Have you ever gotten through with the holidays come January and thought, “Where did my money go?” You might have opened up your credit card bill or bank statement and thought “I spent how much on Christmas gifts?!” I’ve been there before. The first year I was married my wife and I bought Christmas gifts......
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