Budgeting

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7 Powerful Hacks To Make Your Budget Stick

Having trouble sticking to a budget? You’re not alone. Many people have tried budgeting over and over, but keep ending up stuck, tired of feeling deprived, and believing they’re just bad with money. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Your budget doesn’t have to be a restrictive part of your life that you’re …

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The 3 Financial Moves You Need to Make This Fall

Download on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Why You’ve Got to Listen to This Episode… In today’s episode, I’m sharing the three financial moves you need to make this fall to be super intentional about the rest of the year. 2020 has thrown a wrench in all our lives, and especially our budgets. Because of …

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Dosh App Review

Should You Download the Dosh App? A Complete Review

No matter what stage you’re in financially, I doubt you’d turn away the chance for free money. The promise of earning a dollar by clicking on a website or downloading an app seems almost too good to be true. However, it’s true! There are hundreds of cash-back apps or websites promising big returns for little …

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How to Manage Your Money When There’s No Checkbook to Balance

It’s the 21st century. But the little financial education I got in high school didn’t get that memo. For instance, I learned how to write a check and balance a checkbook. Then they set us on our way to college with a system that was soon to be archaic. Not to mention a system that looks …

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10 Things to do before creating a budget

10 Things To Get Right Before Creating A Budget

Creating a budget can seem like a huge undertaking, especially if you’ve failed at getting control of your spending in the past. Ideally, a budget will be there to help save money and give you a feeling of control over where your hard earnings end up. But to make your efforts successful, there are a few …

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Budget Busters: How to Plan for Unexpected Expenses

There is nothing worse when you are working on keeping a budget than an unexpected expense.  You think you’re being responsible, you’re even meal planning (ugh!), and then the car needs new brakes and out comes the dreaded credit card.  Back in debt when you thought you were being financially smart!  And next, the spiral. For most …

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Top Budget Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

Top 10 Budgeting Mistakes (& How to Avoid Them)

Budgeting isn’t rocket science, but it does require changing long-established habits which sometimes feels just as hard.  People make lots of mistakes that throw them off track.  If you have budgeted before, you may know the feeling of immense struggle after you set the budget up exactly as the gurus said and it STILL doesn’t …

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