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A Sneaky Way to Stick to Your Christmas Budget…..

Are you worried about spending too much money this Christmas? See if this sneaky trick can help you stick to your Christmas budget!

Sticking to your Christmas budget can be tough, especially if you have kids!

Before kids my Christmas budget was never too out of hand. I didn’t have anyone who I felt the need to lavish with gifts. Sure, I still liked giving meaningful gifts, but I found that those didn’t have to cost a lot […]

4 End of the Year Financial Check-Ups

The year is quickly coming to a close. If you want to start next year off on the right foot start working on these four financial check-ups.

The year is quickly coming to a close. Before you know it we’ll be entering 2015 and you’ll be setting New Year’s resolutions.

To ensure that you make 2015 as successful as possible, you should first make sure that all of your finances from this year are in order.

Here are four end of the […]

Feeling a Sense of Contentment – The One Thing That Will Transform Your Personal Finances


Thanksgiving is over but that doesn’t mean you should stop being thankful.

In the past year I’ve been happier than I have in my entire life and I owe that to one thing: being thankful.

That doesn’t mean my life is all sunshine and rainbows – because it isn’t. I’m not a millionaire, I don’t […]

4 Ways to Check Your Credit for Free

Need to get your credit report or credit score? Here are four ways to check your credit for FREE.

If you ever plan on borrowing money, keeping your credit score high is crucial. Otherwise you’ll be paying far more in interest than you should be.

Trust me, I’ve been there.

When I bought my first car I didn’t have the greatest credit. It’s not that I had done anything wrong, it’s just that I […]

Unbudgeting: Personal Finance for Lazy People

Having trouble stick to a budget? Unbudgeting is the solution. Discover the easy way to reach your financial goals. (No spreadsheets needed!)

You’ve tried your hand at budgeting. Creating detailed spreadsheets, tracking what you’re spending for a few days, whipping out envelopes and filling them with cash, but nothing ever stuck.

After about a week of full throttle budgeting you gave up. Your spending went back to normal and you decided your personal finances will be doomed […]