Finances

Ideas to Make Your Paycheck Last Longer

Last updated: October 1, 2017 We have gone from being paid every week to strictly on a monthly basis. I don’t care how much money you bring in each month, it is an adjustment going to a monthly bank deposit. I prefer monthly pay now since I can pay all of our expenses at once…

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Free Budgeting Spreadsheet

Since I wrote about ways to find your money drains earlier in the week, I wanted to share a budgeting spreadsheet with you that we personally use. Since I’m a lover of excel and google drive, you can open the FREE Budgeting Spreadsheet and download in either of those programs. I personally prefer google docs because…

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Finding Money Drains in Your Finances

A new year signifies a new start. Resolutions are being made and saving money is always at the top of everyone’s list each year. I wanted to write a few posts about personal finance management. While I am not an expert by any means, we’ve paid off a lot of debt in our marriage. These…

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What to Consider When Facing a Loss of Income

Most of us at one point or another have faced a potential job loss. With the government shutdown, it has once again jumped to the forefront of American’s minds. What would you do if you suddenly were faced with possibly losing your job? Would you be prepared financially? Would you know how to prepare for…

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Citizen Bailout

Today is the day that many Americans cringe about… tax day. Despite all the Tax Freebies and Deals that are being offered, it’s not a joyous day for 54% of Americans that pay taxes. Let me first preface this post saying that this is NOT political. I don’t care what your political affiliation is. I…

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