Creating Your First Budget to Save Money and Cut Spending

How to Create Your First Budget in 4 Simple Steps

Creating a budget is one of the best things you can do to meet your financial goals whether you're struggling financially or not. But if you've never created a budget before, the idea of setting it up and following it religiously might make you shudder. It's really not that hard once you get started, though. Learn how to create your first budget and start a budget today!

Learn What the Purpose of Budgeting is and why It's Important

The Purpose of a Budget and Why Budgeting is Important

Most people think that budgeting is just tracking your income and expenses. Yes, budgets do help you track your income and your spending. They can also get you out of debt, keep you living within your means, help you generate wealth, and more. Check out the many purposes budgets serve and why they're so important to your financial future.

Frugal fatigue sets in when you've been living on a strict budget for some time.

Frugal Fatigue – What It Is and How to Fight It

If you've been living below your means, saying no to expensive things, and living frugally for quite some time, beware of frugal fatigue. You might feel like you're not making progress fast enough or you might just be sick of watching every dollar. Rather than ruining all your progress by splurging, learn how to fight frugal fatigue.

Budget Methods You Can Use to Manage Your Money Better

10 Different Budget Methods to Get Your Financial Life on Track

Setting a budget and sticking to it are hard! There are many different approaches to budgeting and there is no one best way. If you've never been good at budgeting or don't know where to start, have a look at these budget methods. You'll find at least one of these budgeting techniques will fit your lifestyle and be easier for you to stick to.

Getting paid biweekly on Fridays

Three Paycheck Months in 2020 and What to Do With Your Third Paycheck

Getting paid biweekly means twice a year you'll get three paychecks in a single month instead of two. Find out when those months are this year and learn a simple budgeting trick that will free up that "extra" third paycheck.

Stick to your budget and your diet with these cheap keto dinner recipes

41 Must Try Cheap Keto Dinner Recipes for the Whole Family

Following a ketogenic diet isn't always easy. It can be expensive as well. The good news is that it is possible to do keto without busting your grocery budget. I've compiled my favorite low cost keto dinner recipes into this one post. I'm sure you'll find a few keto friendly recipes you'll love.

16 Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treats Recipes

16 Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treat Recipes Your Dog Will Love

Making your own dog treats might sound crazy if you've never done it before, but you'll save money, you can use only the best quality ingredients, and your dog will thank you with wet, slobbery kisses.

Saving Money at Walgreens

18 Easy Ways You Can Start Saving Money at Walgreens Today

With so many Walgreens stores and so many ways to save big bucks there on products your family uses every day, it makes good sense to learn how to save money at Walgreens. Here's the ultimate guide to saving money at Walgreens.

Use this Homemade Glass Cleaner Recipe

Stop Buying the Blue Stuff! Use This Easy Homemade Glass Cleaner Recipe Instead

Getting your windows and glass surfaces sparkling clean doesn't require ammonia or overpriced store-bought glass cleaners. You can get your windows spotless and streak free with this simple super cheap homemade glass cleaner recipe.

How to Save Money on Meat

20 Smart Ways to Save Money on Meat Every Time You Shop

If you eat meat, it probably takes up a large percentage of your grocery budget. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to lower your spending on meat without sacrificing taste, quality, or your favorite recipes. Get my best tips for saving money on meat here.

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Hi I'm Sara! My husband Jerry and I are on a mission to earn more, spend less, get out of debt, retire early, and enjoy life to the fullest. We want to help you do the same. Learn more →