Sometimes it feels like we just struck a match and sent our hard-earned money up in flames. Imperfect people create imperfect budgets. Here's what to do when the budget doesn't work.
If you want to save some money, pay off debt, and just aren't seeing how it's possible when you look at your budget, you're going to have to take a hard look at a few categories and just cut it out!
In Case of Emergency... Sooner or later an emergency is bound to happen. Sometimes more than one will happen in a short time. Sometimes they're not so little. Whether you call it your E-fund, your Murphy repellent, or just your savings you need at least three to six months worth of expenses set aside. This … Continue reading Emergency! Why You Need an Emergency fund Now!
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