Category Archives: Budgeting

Budgeting: That Dirty Word

Its often considered a dirty word among many people. Its probably understandable when you think that most people have this perception of budgeting as something that restricts you from buying the things that you want when you want to have them. If you picked up a dictionary and looked up budgeting you would probably readContinue Reading

Making a SMARTER Budget

Budgeting can be hard to get started so I thought it would be a good idea to write a blog on how to make a SMARTER budget. In order for a budget to be Smarter it needs to be Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Timely , Evaluate, Reevaluate. Through using this criteria to draw up aContinue Reading

5 Tips for Budgeting

Budget smarter, not harder Many  people see budgeting as a straight jacket for their wallet, they stop spending money one entertainment or buying things they want. This is wrong and ultimately these types of budgets don’t work. Budgeting is about monitoring how you spend money and tracking it regularly. Once you properly understand how you areContinue Reading

Unfair Bank Fees

Have you ever had an automatic payment deducted from your account only to find that you didn’t have enough money so the bank slapped you with a $20-$60 fee? Maybe you got hit with a unfair fee on your credit card and paid dearly for it. I really don’t understand how some banks can getContinue Reading

5 Reasons why Budgets Fail

You cant expect to write up a first draft budget and stick to it for life. There is no quick fix for budgeting and those that think there is probably don’t understand the reason why they budget. Budgeting isn’t about restraining yourself from spending money, but rather it’s the opposite. It’s essentially measuring how youContinue Reading

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