Category Archives: budget

5 Fairy Tales That Keep You in Debt

If you’re struggling to pay off debt, you’ve probably spent some time asking yourself, “How the heck did I get into this mess?” In fact, you might be reading this because you googled a variation of that question. For a species … Continue reading

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I’m So Over Coupons

This post was inspired by a Google search for “so over coupons” that led someone to my site. I laughed when I first saw it, then I realized, Hey, I really AM over coupons! So, for the person who searched … Continue reading

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Personal Budgeting for Impulsive Teenagers

This is a guest post from Jonny Pean at Finance Wand. Are you wondering why personal budgeting is important for your teenage son or daughter? The sooner they understand the value of money, the better for them (and of course … Continue reading

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Spending Roundup for August

What an interesting month it’s been for my finances! There have been changes in my budget, income, AND spending, making it slightly more complicated to keep track of everything. Here’s the breakdown of where my money went in August: Fixed … Continue reading

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