Last week Clever Dude featured a series of posts all about building a plan for your money. I can't promise that it will be THE solution for someone struggling to find a way to manage their finances, but it's at least a guideline that can be used as … [Read more...] about How To Build A Budget Series Step 4: Reducing Spending
This is the third part in a series of posts about creating a budget. In the previous two posts we have: Created a calendar that showed our income stream vs. our monthly expenses, how to calculate what is left over, and discussed defining a … [Read more...] about How To Build A Budget Series Step 3: Creating A Proactive Spending Plan
My wife and I tend to balance each other out, it's why we make a great team. She's a very spontaneous, â€œLet's just GO FOR IT,â€ kind of person. I fall more on the, â€œLet's just wait and see,â€ conservative side of the fence. If it wasn't for my … [Read more...] about Delayed Spending Gives You Choices!
My wife and I reviewed our budget before the weekend to get on the same page with bills that were to be paid and how much we had left in discretionary funds. After crunching the numbers I felt great about where we were at. Bills paid, money in … [Read more...] about What Happens When Couples Disagree About How To Spend Their Money?
Lack of planning and communication about our finances is one of the reasons my wife and I were once headed down the wrong path. I thought we had learned something. Which is why the situation that is unfolding before me is so mind … [Read more...] about What Would You Do: Planning A Party With Family..and NOT Talking about Finances