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3 Steps to Start Living On Last Month’s Income

Living on Last Month's Income

When you first start looking at how to budget, you’ll see that there are many ways you can go about doing it. But, no matter how you decide to budget, the same general principles apply. You should spend less than you make, build up savings and work toward your personal money goals. One way to budget that is great for those with ... Read More »

How to Budget When Your Income Fluctuates

How to Budget When Your Income Fluctuates

One of the scariest things about leaving my job to run my own business was learning how to budget when your income fluctuates. Having a steady income that comes in every two weeks like clockwork makes it easy to set up a budget. You know exactly how much money you’ll earn, when you’ll get paid and how you need to ... Read More »

Why You Shouldn’t Request a Tax Refund Advance

Why You Shouldn't Request a Tax Refund Advance

Tax season is officially upon us. As we scramble to collect all of our W-2s, 1099s, receipts, etc., we start to think about our tax refund. Remember that getting a tax refund from the government means you paid too much money in taxes throughout the year. They are giving you back the money that they borrowed. If you are getting ... Read More »

5 Reasons Your Budget Fails Every Month

5 Reasons Your Budget Fails Every Month

As you already know, budgeting is a key skill that can help you keep your finances on track in both the short and long-term. However, even if you take the time to craft a budget for your household, you might find that you have trouble hitting the mark each month. There can be a variety of reasons for coming up ... Read More »

3 Ways to Say ‘No’ to Overspending Pressure

3 Ways to Say ‘No’ to Overspending Pressure

The society that we live in today is one of overspending and consumerism. Many people measure their worth against everyone else by the things that they own, rather than the person that they are and what they contribute to society. In addition to the unhealthy nature of consumerism, overspending is an easy way to blow through your budget – even ... Read More »