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6 Ways To Stick To Your Budget

A few months ago I asked people on Instagram what they struggle with most when it comes to budgeting and saving money.  An overwhelming amount of people said that they struggle with actually sticking to their budget each month. I know firsthand that self-discipline is easy in theory, but can be extremely difficult in real […] 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…

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How Sinking Funds Can Save Your Sanity

Have you ever tried to make a budget and then something goes wrong?  Maybe your car breaks down or needs new tires.  Or your child was invited to a friend’s birthday party and you forgot to budget for a present.  Even worse, your taxes went up and now you have to either pay a lump […] Read more…

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The 5 steps to meal planning and a free printable

There is no doubt that one of the best ways to save money each month is to spend less on groceries and dining out.  To tackle that task, meal planning is a must.  The good news is that you don’t have to be a type-A organized person to make meal planning work for you! Today […] Read more…

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10 Habits of Debt Free People

When I was growing up I aspired to become an actress.  My mother graciously signed me up for a small theater camp where I was confident that I would be “discovered” and land my first gig in a movie (I’ll let you take a guess on how that turned out).  Regardless of the outcome, I […] Read more…