Budgeting Tips

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I don’t remember learning much about budgets in school. So it wasn’t until my mid-20’s that I started to try and make sense of it on my own. By that time I was already in lots of debt. Lots of the financial advice I was reading talked about how I needed to budget my money. It didn’t make a lot...

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When I was in my 20’s I spent a lot. Some I was aware of; some was unconscious. Either way, one day I had to admit to myself I was over $40,000 in debt. It occurred to me that’s kind of how addiction works. Addicts often don’t realize there’s a problem until they are in way over their heads. I...

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We all know how easy it is to be thrown off from even the most carefully planned budget. You start the month, you’re logging expenses, all is well, and then something throws you off. This can be discouraging and disorienting, but I promise you: no matter how far off course you are, you can get back on course. In this...

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Everyone seems to be talking about “budgets,” but what exactly is a budget and how should a beginner budget? I’ve heard you loud and clear, and I’m sharing my best beginner budget tips. In the simplest form, a budget is really just your income and expenses over a set time frame. If you aren’t used to budgeting or tracking your...

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When you realize you are in debt over your head, you may be asking yourself, “how can I get out of debt fast with no money?” It may feel overwhelming to wonder how you can pay off your debt and manage your daily expenses AND still find a way to build an emergency fund, but it is possible. And I...

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