Frugal Tips

benefits of owning a smaller home by inspiredbudget.com

The Benefits Of Owning A Smaller Home

When my husband and I were buying our first house, I thought that the bigger the house, the better the house!  We didn’t have a ton of money, so we bought a smaller home in our neighborhood, but that didn’t keep me from longing after floor plans of homes that were 2,500+ square feet.  I […] 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…

money mistakes by inspiredbudget.com

Our Top 3 Money Mistakes

It’s about to get personal up in here.  You see, no one is perfect, especially me!  In fact, I’ve made more mistakes in my life than I care to admit.  The other day I was talking to my husband and we started discussing our worst financial mistakes.  Thankfully, we made most of our mistakes before […] Read more…

cutting cable to save money by inspiredbudget.com

How Cutting Cable Benefited Our Family

Our family has been a cable-free household since 2013. We were those weird people who said adios to our DVR before it was common. The decision to eliminate cable from our budget was not a high and mighty decision. In fact, my husband and I were both a little distraught to know that ESPN and […] Read more…

24 frugal tips to save more money by inspiredbudget.com

24 Frugal Tips To Save More Money

1. Budget, budget, budget. Writing and following a set budget will be sure to save you more money each month.  A budget is a tool in which you decide what you want to spend money on each month.  The first time my husband and I set a budget we were able to save over $500 […] Read more…

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