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Top 5 Reasons You Should Be Using ProActive Budget

*this post contains affiliate links If you know me, then you know that I’m a huge proponent of cash envelopes. I first started using them over 8 years ago when I knew that I was overspending on makeup, home decor, and food. But it wasn’t until I got serious about my budget that I truly […] Read more…

Free or Budget Friendly Summer Activities by InspiredBudget.com

25 Free or Inexpensive Summer Activities

I’m going to be completely honest with you!  Summertime is our hardest time when it comes to budgeting.  In the past, we always seem to go over budget.  I’ve vowed that this is the summer that things will change!  I was thinking about what our family could do to have fun but still save money.  I’ve […] Read more…

12 Budget Friendly Teacher Appreciation Gifts

*this post contains affiliate links School is about to end and both teachers and kids everywhere are counting down the days until summer. It’s no secret that teaching is an intense job. I know firsthand (this is my 10th year teaching)!  There are many nights that I fall asleep thinking and worrying about other people’s […] Read more…

Budget Friendly Mothers Day Gifts by InspiredBudget.com

8 Budget Friendly Mother’s Day Gifts

*this post contains affiliate links As a mom, I absolutely love mother’s day.  And to be completely honest, the best part of the day for me is not about the monetary gifts that I might receive.  Is it nice when my husband picks out a necklace for me? Yes, because it was incredibly thoughtful and […] Read more…

How to deal with anxiety and money by InpsiredBudget.com

How To Deal With Anxiety And Money

Hello, my name is Allison and I suffer from depression and anxiety. You might be surprised to read this sentence on a financial blog. In fact, I cannot tell you how many times I sat here in my room and retyped that same sentence over and over again. Do I just come right out and […] Read more…