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Going through the Big D...

And I don’t mean Dallas. Or Divorce.


Debt will drown you, suffocate you, beat you up, ruin your marriage, wreck your life, and cause discontentment like you have NEVER known before. 1,203 more words


I was using the envelope system before it was cool. As a matter of fact, I thought I invented it, although noted financial counselors would disagree. 1,359 more words


Budgeting: As Told by a Broke, Married, College Student

Let’s start this one out by agreeing that money is stupid. It’s the number one cause for fights in a marriage and also one of the biggest challenges that the old men in Washington face. 784 more words

August Budget - Month End Review

Earlier last month, I wrote about how I usually plan out my budget for the month, and I took you guys through that process. I was even super excited about the cute new envelopes that I bought too – unfortunately, those didn’t work out so well. 238 more words


Where does our money go each month?!

We always knew we had to be smart with our income, I mean, that’s obvious. “Be good with money” to me meant “don’t get deep into debt” and “don’t buy stuff you don’t need”. 699 more words


Back to our budget

We made our last hospital bill payment a couple of months ago.  It was a long 18 month journey and we are very grateful to be done.   393 more words


The Cash Envelope System

Yes, you read it correctly. CASH. C-A-S-H. The biggest change I have experienced in the past 7 months is spending CASH (primarily). Cash helps you VISUALIZE the money leaving your hands, not just some arbitrary number that gets added onto the lengthy statement every time you swipe or tap that piece of plastic. 636 more words