budget

16 Inexpensive Or Free Date Ideas That Won’t Ruin Your Budget

When you’re trying to buckle down and save money, it’s easy to think that there won’t be any fun date nights in your future.  Part of our journey was to find inexpensive or free date ideas so we still felt like we could get away and enjoy one another.  I’ve compiled a list of 16 […] Read more…

How To Budget On An Irregular Income

Are you one of the millions of Americans that live on an irregular income?  Maybe you own your own business, your job is seasonal, or you work on commission.  If this is you, the thought of paying bills and sticking to a budget can be overwhelming.  Don’t let all the “what ifs” keep you from […] Read more…

How To Have A Baby While On A Budget

this post contains affiliate links Back in 2011 my husband and I found out we were pregnant.  Although we were thrilled, we knew that our lifestyle had to change.  You see, we were two teachers with $111,000 worth of debt hovering over us.  We spent more than $500 each month on eating out and we […] Read more…

6 Ways To Recover When You Overspend

Have you spent too much money recently? Maybe you bought one big purchase or several small ones. When I overspend, the guilt sets in and it can be difficult to bounce back financially. Sometimes I have gone as far as spending even more money because I had a “why bother” attitude. Thankfully, there are ways […] Read more…

How To Make Big Purchases Without Going Into Debt

Sometimes life throws you a curveball and you need to make a big purchase.  Your washing machine stops working or your car needs to be repaired.  This is when people usually pull out their credit card and wince while it’s swiped.  We have been trained to think that we don’t have another choice.  People believe […] Read more…

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