Category: Budgeting

Signs You’re Living Beyond Your Means

Signs You’re Living Beyond Your Means

In our ever-so debt-driven society, it’s a little bit too¬†easy to make a purchase. Pull out that plastic, swipe the machine, and we’re on our merry way. The days where “cash is king” are a thing of the past, which makes reckless purchasing even easier. Along with that, social pressures are so prevalent, thanks to …

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How Much Should My Honeymoon Cost?

How Much Should My Honeymoon Cost?

A survey by The Knot released its annual report listing the average wedding cost to be $35,329 for 2016. That statistic is up $3,000 from the previous year and will surely climb even higher this year. With wedding costs at an all-time high, it’s easy to get carried away with the budget that you entirely …

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Why Money Doesn’t Solve Money Problems

Why Money Doesn’t Solve Money Problems

We’ve all thought it — myself included. “If only I could get that raise, then all my financial problems would be solved.” Or if you haven’t thought about that, surely you’ve said to yourself, “If I could just find an extra $200 each month, I could rest easier. I’d finally have some wiggle room in …

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How Much Money Should I Be Saving?

How Much Money Should I Be Saving?

“How much should I be saving?” I get asked this question more often than I thought I would, and it always seems to catch me off-guard. The simple answer is, “As much as you can.” Even an additional $10 or $20 a week into a savings account, over a number of years, has astounding impacts …

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