Setting Financial Goals

Goals! Do you love them? Hate them? I always like to have something to work towards. When it comes to money, most people have a general idea of what they want out of life. Somewhere nice to live, maybe a new car, maybe just financial stability. It’s nice to know what you want, but without meaningful steps to achieve your…

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Finance 101: What is a Budget?

Don’t freak out! Some people are terrified of budgets, others loathe them, but when it come down to it, the secret to financial success is budgeting! Budgeting does not have to be stressful. A well-designed budget will give you more financial freedom, not less.  Today lets talk about a beginner finance question – what is a budget and how do…

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What is “Family Finances?”

Welcome to Family Finances!  After we finished college, I started doing all the reading and research I could on personal finances, investment, and debt repayment.  I learned lots, but I found that most personal finance websites a geared towards singles or couples.  As a young mom with two kids, my monthly budget looked totally different.  Family Finances is a community…

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