No matter how you celebrate Halloween and other holidays, the pressure from all the added cost can be overwhelming. It can be so stressful, in fact, you don’t enjoy Halloween at all! To make sure you keep your holiday memorable, relaxed, and family-focused, prepare your budget for common expenses
The first step to getting on track with your finances is setting a budget. On the surface, budgeting seems exciting! It’ll get you organized and give you a roadmap to all your financial goals. However, once you sit down to make a budget, you’re probably overwhelmed by all you have to figure
According to a recent report, the average American is spending an additional $717/month due to inflation. That is $8,604 per year! OUCH!! Now more than ever is the time to gain control of your finances. Here’s the good news…it is not too late to do something about this. Below are four quick tips to
As we are drawing near to the end of another year ask yourself this question, “Did I accomplish everything I set out to accomplish this year?” If you achieved your goals great job and congratulations! If on the other hand that was not you, here is how you can make sure next year has a different
As I am writing this, the first snow of the winter is falling. Next week is Thanksgiving and then all of our attention will be on the biggest holiday of the year…Christmas. For many households, Christmas is becoming more bah-hum bug because of the commercialization of Christmas. We want to help
Why saving now will help you reduce stress and spend less. After reading this title you may have just double checked your calendar because why would I write about back to school shopping in June? As we all know waiting until the last minute rarely is a good move and that is no different with
Jon & Patti were living the “American Dream”, as a married couple with four wonderful children, they owned a two story house with the white picket fence and of course… the dog. As successful business owners they were able to create the lifestyle that most people dream of having. On the outside
Whether you are new to budgeting or you have been budgeting for a while, there may be a few things you are not adding to your budget. Leaving out any area from your budget will cause frustration with your overall plan. So what are some of the commonly overlooked items in your budget?