If you’re new to budgeting, you’ve probably wondered which method you should use. While some (like me) take a detailed route and list all their bills, creditors and activities out, others may find that a bit intimidating or simply just don’t have the patience for the detail. To determine if it’s the right plan for […]
When the economy is shaky and you’re worried about losing a job, it’s scary. Maybe you’re a government employee and you’re facing another potential government shutdown. Maybe you see layoffs coming at work. Whatever the case, it feels awful. You might lose sleep. That worry in the pit of your stomach just doesn’t want to […]
As working moms, one of the many things we have to keep up with is the family schedule, and balancing that with events and deadlines at work. From doctors’ appointments to haircuts, soccer practice and scouts, it’s all about making sure the family is where they need to be, and at the right time. A […]
Figuring out how to avoid buying lunch at work can help you save money, big time. Check out these tips I’ve used to successfully tame the budget.
What’s a spending freeze? Have you heard of a spending freeze? It’s a period of time, usually a couple of weeks or even a month, where you only focus on funding your “needs.” In other words, you still pay your bills, buy groceries to feed the family and take care of any medical needs. But […]