Category archives: Budget

Baby Budgeting: Successful Saving Tips for Frugal Families

Baby Budgeting: Successful Saving Tips for Frugal Families

Today’s economy poses many challenges for families of all sizes. Making your hard-earned dollar stretch as far as possible is essential for many Americans today, who may even be working with a single income for the entire family. When you are expecting a new baby on a limited budget, managing...

Three Signals That Indicate You Need a Budget

Three Signals That Indicate You Need a Budget

Many households across the country regularly use a monthly budget plan to help them handle their money better. If you have been thinking about creating a budget for your household, but thought maybe it was not worth the bother, you may want to think again. Without a budget, managing your...

Start to Budget Yourself Out of Debt

Start to Budget Yourself Out of Debt

Having debt problems is never a fun thing. Every month you look at your credit card bill, weep a little, and send a minimum payment. Okay, maybe it’s not that dramatic, but you get it. No one likes to be in debt, and it feels like you’re trapped. There are...

The Price Of Marriage – How To Keep Wedding Costs Low

The Price Of Marriage – How To Keep Wedding Costs Low

There are many things in life which you might consider taking out a loan for, but are weddings one of them? According to a recent report in The Telegraph, the average wedding now costs more than $28,000 making it more important than ever

Expenses You Should Budget for When Buying a Brand New House

Expenses You Should Budget for When Buying a Brand New House

When you look at the design plans for a new house and speak to the sales person about price, availability and timeframe you may begin to get quite excited. But before you make any decisions you should go home and crunch the numbers. As you review all of the costs ...

Are You an Impulse Spender?

Are You an Impulse Spender?

Are you an impulse spender? Do you often find yourself looking at your receipts and wondering why you bought 4 new pairs of shoes when you already have a closet full? Or if you’re a guy have you ever bought new tools just because you thought no one can have ...

Our Personal Economic Challenge – Will We Survive?

Our Personal Economic Challenge – Will We Survive?

It is coming close to 2 months since my husband and I have done our first budget and we have been working at trying to figure out how to stick to it so that we can begin paying down our huge debt. There are days when I wonder why we ...