You may have heard that not all debt is created equally. You may have also been told that it’s the devil in disguise. I’m here to tell you that debt doesn’t have to be your enemy. If you understand it, use it properly, and then control it, you can have financial freedom.read more
What do you do when your budget no longer works? When your budget fails you, you need to have a plan. Here’s a step-by-step guide to getting back on track.read more
Now that you know why you need a budget and what your budget should include, it’s time to start thinking about where and how you’ll create your budget. You may have started by laying out your income, expenses, and goals in an excel worksheet or as a list on paper. But...read more
By breaking your budget down into manageable sections, you’ll start creating your dream budget. Break your budget into these 5 sections to reach your dreamsread more
You know you need a budget, but do you know what your budget needs? If you’re struggling to make sense of your budget, start here.read more
Creating a budget may not sound like fun. It may not even sound like something you need. So why do you need a budget? Here’s why everyone needs a budget.read more
When I started a spending freeze challenge, there were a lot of things that I didn’t consider beforehand. These are some great tips to save money on a 30-day spending freeze.read more
Financial security means different things to different people, but to me it means room to breathe. It means knowing that I have money to pay my bills, money to pay for unexpected expenses, and, more than anything else, the start of a future. Financial security is hope...read more
It's so easy to make spending mistakes (shopping spree, anyone?), but even if you're keeping a budget and trying to keep your spending in check, you may still be making some huge mistakes. Luckily, there's a simple fix for each of them! Not tracking your spending as...read more
After my post, “What’s Your Spending Fear,” several people emailed me and said that their biggest spending issue was that they had no idea how or where they were spending their money. Other than having a basic idea of where they shopped, their money seemed to fly out...read more
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