Category Archives: Budget

Forgotten Budget Categories – Home Maintenance

When making a monthly budget, it is easy to forget certain budget categories. One of the most often overlooked and underfunded categories is Home Maintenance. It’s easy to understand.  None of us want to think about stuff breaking – especially … Continue reading

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Monthly Money Plan

As part of my ongoing efforts to Simplify. Everything. – I have reworked our monthly money plan. Our monthly money plan details our strategies for managing our household finances.  The money plan is very similar to a budget – but … Continue reading

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Hit The Brakes – Get Real About Your Debt

This article is step 2 of the Hit The Brakes – Get Real series.  I encourage you to read step 1 – Get Real About Your Expenses. In this series, we’ll examine ways to stop adding to current debt balances, … Continue reading

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Hit The Brakes – Get Real About Your Expenses

Being in debt stinks.  For real. I know.  For years I lived with credit card and automobile debt, worried and frustrated.  So, one day, I decided to do something about my debt. I hit the brakes. I stopped – took … Continue reading

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