How much do you spend on Christmas gifts for your family? (Broken Down!)

How much do you spend on Christmas gifts for your family? (Broken Down!)

Unfortunately for many of us, the holiday season is an incredibly busy and stressful time of year. We’re no longer the children simply eager to open up gifts on Christmas morning. Instead, we are the Christmas gift-givers for all our family members which means creating 

How to Handle Santa Claus on a Budget

How to Handle Santa Claus on a Budget

Christmas is just around the corner, and it’s time to start thinking about Santa!  Let’s be real for a second… You either just read that sentence and felt a sense of glee, or you groaned inwardly, mumbling to yourself, “don’t remind me, I’ve just picked 

How to Save Money for Christmas

How to Save Money for Christmas

It’s time to start thinking about how to save money for Christmas this year. Yes, even several months ahead of time! In fact, if you really want to eliminate holiday money stress, you should think about starting a Christmas savings plan in January each year. 

Free Summer Budget Planner Template

Free Summer Budget Planner Template

Free Summer Budget Planner Send it to me! We respect your privacy. Unsubscribe at anytime. Built with ConvertKit I know you’ve been stuck inside, and are ready to hit the ground running with all the summer fun! But, you don’t have to let summer time 

Dave Ramsey Monthly Budget Percentages

Dave Ramsey Monthly Budget Percentages

When you are ready to start budgeting, you might be wondering what your monthly budgeting percentages should be. We use Dave Ramsey’s recommended monthly budgeting percentages, and adjust as needed for our debt payoff goals. Article updated on June 15, 2021 (original post January 2020) 

How to do a No Spend Month Challenge

How to do a No Spend Month Challenge

Have you tried a no spend month? A no spend month can be a great way to kick start the new year, or hit a financial goal you’ve been trying to reach. New to budgeting? A no spend month can help you realize just how 

3 Risk Factors for Financial Infidelity in Relationships

3 Risk Factors for Financial Infidelity in Relationships

Struggle to have difficult financial conversations with your spouse? Grab Dr. Brent Lacey’s free guide here to help you communicate and get on the same page. When you’re getting started on your budget or debt pay off plan, it’s important for you and your spouse 

How to use a Cash Envelope Budgeting System

How to use a Cash Envelope Budgeting System

If you’re new to budgeting and trying to make big changes in your money management, you may have heard of the cash envelope system. Your first thought is probably, “ugh, what a pain!” I know. It’s sooo much easier to swipe your card everywhere…but that’s 

How to Budget for Rent: A Guide to Renting on a Budget

How to Budget for Rent: A Guide to Renting on a Budget

Are you looking for a guide on how to budget for rent, or tips for renting on a budget? You’ve come to the right place! We are pretty much renting experts over here! Believe me when I say, we can’t wait to buy a home! 

Free Back to School Budget Planner + Budgeting Tips

Free Back to School Budget Planner + Budgeting Tips

Back to school season is here and I have a free back to school budget planner and some back to school budgeting tips to help you stay organized and stick to your budget this year. Even though we are all a little confused about how