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A Two-Year Old Cashier

Pile of Money 800Fellow friend and financial coach Greg Pare wrote this blog recently that I thought was so inspiring I wanted to share it will all of you.

Recently, a client showed me her envelopes that she had made. Of course, she uses them to separate her cash into her budget categories.  Never mind the fact the she and her husband have been working hard for the past 11 months and have managed to pay off $32,000 in debt.   Continue Reading…

Have you ever had a certain amount for groceries in your budget and at the end of the month realized you went over your budgeted amount?  Maybe it wasn’t groceries for you.  Maybe it was something else.  Wouldn’t it be nice if there was an easy method to track your spending that did not require a nightly ritual of imputing numbers on a spreadsheet?  That is what one of our Facebook fans inquired about recently.  Continue Reading…