Budgeting: Where the Real "Adulting" Begins

Budgeting: Where the Real “Adulting” Begins

  Budgeting is a fairly new development in my life. For years my financial planning was based on guestimation and knowing when my next paycheck…

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Kids and Money

Kids and Money

Becoming an adult (at least in age) will quickly teach you one thing, if nothing else: living can be expensive. What seemed like a huge…

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Entertaining Kids on a Budget

Entertaining Kids on a Budget

There’s a sad fact of life that everyone has to learn eventually: doing awesome things can cost a lot of money. The good news is…

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Simple Savings

Simple Savings

I mentioned in my last post that a “slow and steady” approach to saving is the most beneficial way for us to prepare for our…

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Be the Tortoise–Patience in Finances

Be the Tortoise–Patience in Finances

If there’s one thing that’s hard to learn, it’s patience. I even remember a time when I realized how impatient I was being and how…

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One Paycheck Away?

One Paycheck Away?

Financial worries are one of the biggest causes of stress and difficulty for families today. One researcher in 2013 found that the top indicator of…

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