Posts filed under: Budget

  • How to live on half your income - the no BS guide
Wondering how to live on half of your income? Earn more. No, I’m not being facetious. If you’re on minimum wage and barely covering the absolute essentials, you can’t live on 50% of your income. That’s just simple math. How...
  • Free budget printables to help you take control of your money
Don’t wait for the New Year, or adverse circumstances to motivate you to get your finances in order. Choose from the free budget printables listed below and get started today. There are many different types and styles of budget printables available so...
  • Awesome ways to live better on less money
I admit it. Sometimes I can be a real cheapskate. Spending less money than I make is important to me. Frugal sounds better but the truth is sometimes cheapskate is closer to reality. I try to stick to being frugal, which...
  • A well stocked pantry provides choices beyond just-in-time logistics. It also saves you money, time and headaches in an emergency.
A well stocked pantry is valuable for many reasons, right? Trouble is, lots of people don’t know where to start when they decide to build their own pantry stockpile. It can be expensive and confusing. But, it doesn’t have to...
  • Financial resolutions worth keeping! Stick to these seven personal finance basics and you're well on your way to an awesome new year.
Stick to these financial resolutions and the new year is guaranteed to be awesome! *** This post contains affiliate links. *** Generally, I do my best to avoid making new year’s resolutions. It’s too easy to turn the prospect of...
How to Save a Little and Live a Lot It can be tough to save money when you’re already on a tight budget. The more you squeeze your budget, the more squeezed you feel. The truth is, everyone needs to...
  • three simple ways to stay positive on a tight budget
A tight budget and single parenting go pretty much hand in hand. At least in my experience they do. But, that’s probably true of any household that lives on a single wage. It’s easy to start feeling down about yourself,...
  • shopping around for savings on regular payments
All of us spend money every day. This doesn’t mean that you actually pull cash out of your wallet or swipe a card. We’re talking about purchases that ooze out of your bank account all the time. These are the...
  • Save money on food by making the most of your grocery dollar
Making the most of your grocery dollar is not just about buying as much as you can, but buying the most nutritious food that you can. Depending on your location that can be a tough ask. Too often the foods...
  • Smart money secrets from the great depression. Skills and knowledge that will help you save money and be more self-reliant today.
Smart Money Secrets from the Great Depression It’s easy to be lulled into believing we live in a time of great (and increasing) prosperity. And, on the surface we do appear to be living easier, more comfortable lives than our...