Christmas shopping can be stressful enough, just attempting to find the right gift for everyone. But guess what else it can be even more stressful on? YOUR WALLET. It can get super expensive, super quick if you don't watch carefully. It’s always best to have a budget to stick to … [Read more...] about Easy Ways to Save Money On Christmas Gifts
Christmas expenses can get out of hand in a hurry! By December 26, chances are you feel like you have just hemorrhaged money for the last month. Because... well... you have. Christmas and it’s associated events are EXPENSIVE. And if you don’t plan ahead for those expenses, you … [Read more...] about The Smart Way to Budget for Christmas
I love to throw a party. And I really love a good birthday party! Especially for my kids. But birthday parties can get super expensive, in a HURRY. And if you don’t watch what you are doing and stick to a budget, they can end up being way more of an expense than you planned. … [Read more...] about Kid’s Birthday Party Budget Planning
I’m going to let you in on a little secret. You can afford to go on vacation every year. You totally can! I realize finding and saving enough money to take a vacation each year can be very stressful. Which is ironic, because you're trying to go on vacation to lower your stress … [Read more...] about Budgeting for Vacation: A Complete Guide
Emergencies happen. It's never a question of "if" one is coming your way, it's only a matter of "when" the emergency is coming your way. Your job is to be as prepared as possible for that emergency, including being financially prepared. So, what does being financially prepared … [Read more...] about How Much Emergency Savings Do You Really Need?