Budgeting has been a great way for me to stay on top of my money. If I didn’t budget every month, I would spend more and invest less. Budgeting helps me stay organized and not worry about my financial situation.

How I Make Budgeting Easier and Less Time Consuming

Have you tried budgeting before, only to give up on it within the first couple of weeks? Maybe you started a budget and lost motivation after not being able to stick to it. You might have even tried budgeting and decided you didn’t feel the need to track your expenses, because you’ve got this money thing figured out. I’m [...]

By |May 14th, 2019|4 Comments

How to End the Paycheck to Paycheck Cycle for Good

Living paycheck to paycheck isn’t a fun way to go about living. I remember when I was driving 35 minutes one way to make minimum wage at a part time job. Even though I was still living with my parents at the time and didn’t have many bills, it was nearly impossible to save any money. Maybe you’re stuck [...]

By |October 18th, 2018|6 Comments

How to Make a Good Budget

Budgeting is a highly frowned upon activity for the majority of people. Even leaders in the financial independence community scoff at the thought of them. I personally don’t see a way around keeping a budget as it allows me to watch my finances like a hawk. My income varies each month due to side hustle income and because of [...]

By |July 20th, 2018|2 Comments

Get an Instant Pay Raise: Create a Budget

You might not have thought about it this way, but when you start budgeting, it is like getting an instant pay raise. I feel like there is a mindset that budgets are those boring things, boring people use to track their boring money and do boring things with it.  While this may be true in some cases, budgets are [...]

By |April 2nd, 2018|0 Comments