Posts Categorized: Budget

6 Tips for Planning a Vacation While in Debt

Being in and paying off debt isn’t fun, but taking away everything you enjoy because you’re in debt can make life miserable. In particular, many of us look forward to vacations for relief from the stress of work and day-to-day life. I’m not going to tell you not to take vacations since I could neverread more

How to Budget with an Irregular Income

Swings in your income can be stressful, especially when your income could be way up one month and way down another. Creating a budget under these circumstances might seem like an impossible task, but it’s probably not as hard as you think. You may find managing your money a lot more simple once you do,read more

8 Ways To Stop Keeping Up With the Joneses

Your friends and neighbors may have big houses, new cars, and take amazing vacations without ever seeming to worry about money. Meanwhile, your life and bank account seems insufficient and you’re left longing to live in their shoes. But there’s so much more to “keeping up with the Joneses” that you might not stop toread more

How to Make a Budget When You’ve Failed in the Past

While financial experts are quick to recommend budgeting, most gurus won’t admit that sticking to a budget can be extremely difficult. It’s not hard to see why budgeting is tough. If you’ve tried and failed before, you could cite several reasons like: budgeting is boring, takes too much time, or doesn’t keep you from overspending.read more