Why My Family Doesn't Use Cash Envelopes for Most Spending While most people who are getting out of debt and adjusting to a budget opt to use cash envelopes my family did not. In fact, I do not like cash envelopes for everyday spending. I think they are great if you have impulse shopping issues … Continue reading I Don’t Like Cash Envelopes: Why My Family Doesn’t use Them
Save More Dough by Using These Simple Tips It feels so good to be on a budget and know that your money is now going to work for you! But what if you're spending more money than you realized on food? Even after slashing the takeout budget you're spending more than anticipated. I know at … Continue reading 5 Tips to Save More Dough on Groceries
We own vehicles. Three in fact. They are not new cars; they are however good cars.. Since we'd like to keep it that way we decided it was high time we set up a fund for auto maintenance.
Avoid the Sinking Feeling that Comes with not Planning Ahead Set Money Aside for Larger Expenses in Advance Sinking funds are an excellent way to cover infrequent, larger expenses and avoid that sinking feeling you get when you reach for the credit card to cover an expense you knew was coming but just didn't plan … Continue reading Sinking Funds
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. How'd we do? I previously posted how we planned to host the kids' birthday party on a $150 budget including food and kids' gifts. You can click here to read that if you missed it. Here is the budget breakdown: We spent $69 for martial arts … Continue reading Birthday Party Budget Breakdown
... be sure you have the funds in place to get your holiday cheer on when the time comes without reaching for the plastic.