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10 Steps To Creating A Practical Budget

Money cut into puzzle pieces

As promised in our post about NerdWallet a couple weeks ago, we are pleased to share our guest post this week by Nico Leyva. Nico writes for Nerdwallet, a consumer finance website that promotes financial literacy and looks for the best ways to save you money.   Crafting a personal or family budget is one of […]

“Money Rules”

Ok, I don’t know about you, but I am excited to revamp and get serious about my budget after that awesome budget blog series we had! On the heels of that, we recently came across a book called “Money Rules” by Jean Chatzky; she shares some simple tips that make a big difference. I’ll share […]


So people often say things like, “make a budget” or “stick to your budget” or “it doesn’t fit into my budget”. But we wonder how many have actually ever drafted a budget…do they throw that word around as a fun little catch phrase? Or do they make assumptions as to how much they make each […]

What Are Your Means?

As a kickstart to our four week budgeting series, we found this article very real and useful. Yahoo Finance shares “Signs You’re Living Beyond Your Means”.  It’s not always fun to look at the facts and realize that you aren’t doing all you can to make the most of your financial situation. Whether you are living beyond your means or […]