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Very Light Grocery Week, and Menu Plan

As I mentioned in this blog post from a few days ago, we are trying to cut some out of the budget where we can this month, to make up for the cost of new glasses for Hubs and me. 451 more words

Saving Money

Make a Budget! Part 2

You’ve gathered up all of your receipts, looked them over and figured out where your money is going. Now you’re ready to take this knowledge and apply it towards a new budget! 1,294 more words


All You Need to Know About Buying Your First House (Part 2)

Once you have been pre-approved for a loan, it is now time to find a realtor. We encourage people to begin their search by talking with multiple realtors, some they may know personally, but definitely reaching out to ones they do not. 754 more words


All You Need to Know About Buying Your First House (Part 1)

Note: Before you start looking for a house, make sure that you do not have any hard credit inquiries on your credit report. These inquiries are related mainly to car purchases or new credit card openings and can drastically increase the rate at which a lender will allow you to borrow money. 1,206 more words


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38. What is a budget?
39. A budget is a blueprint for achieving specific goals
40. In simple terms, it is a list of your likely income and expenses for a given period. 551 more words


Top Budgeting Woes and How to Fix Them

In our fundamental first steps program for achieving financial success, the first step is creating a budget. The primary reason for this is that it is essential for you to understand exactly where all your money is going, so you can trim and adjust your budget to accommodate your financial goals. 784 more words


Question of the Day - February 12th, 2016

Q: What does the average American budget look like?

A: The key to financial freedom starts with a balanced budget. If you are like most Americans, your budget will look like the following example; a lot of spending and no savings. 134 more words