Budgeting as a Couple

Budgeting as a couple

I think I’ve mentioned in passing that my husband and I do a budget meeting together every Sunday night.  This meeting has been pivotal in our marriage and our finances, so I thought I’d write a little bit about how we structure that meeting and why it works for us.  Finances can be such a struggle in marriage and we…

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Financial Independence when you are Poor

Tips for financial independence

When you are living in the trenches of paycheck to paycheck, financial independence can feel like an impossible goal.  Every time I read an article about how many millions you need to retire, I have a panic attack.  How will we ever save that much?  I wonder. I’m not sure if we will ever be millionaires, but even at our lowest…

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Financial Wellness in 5 Steps

Steps for financial freedom

Life is unpredictable, but your finances shouldn’t be. You can create financial wellness by following these 5 steps! 1. Save, save, save Saving money should be your top priority!  Why?  Because saving is how you pay for big purchases.  Saving is how you make investments.  Saving is how you buy a car and a house.  Saving is how you retire! …

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