Our daily vices can become a financial burden if we don’t keep them in check. What about the subtle habits that are a constant drain on our finances?
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My income varies with each passing month. Sometimes there is a $700 difference from one month to the next, and so I had to quickly build a smart budget to overcome the volatility. Here’s what I’ve learned about budgeting on a variable income!
One of the budgeting techniques that has gained some popularity in recent years is the zero based budget. The question is, will the zero based budget work for everyone?
You can recover from a spending spree, but the action steps to recover might be painful, and won't be nearly as much fun as the shopping was in the first place. Here's what to do.
Last year our son was born. In the past year we've spent a lot of money on him, and in some categories, more than we expected. Here's where we blew our budget, and how you can avoid the same mistakes.
I put together a "Total Financial Picture Spreadsheet" that gives a snapshot of your finances to your loved ones in case you were to die or become disabled.