Budgeting

October 01, 2019
5 Reasons Why You Can’t Stick to Your Budget and How to Fix It

For years, I struggled to budget. I was frustrated that I was following all the budgeting rules but still coming up short. After carefully looking at my spending over a few months, I realized I was making several budgeting mistakes. Once I corrected the errors, I was able to stick to a budget that helped…

August 21, 2019
Should I Rent or Buy a Home?

Renting versus owning – how to determine which is right for you Choosing whether to own or rent a home is a big decision. The “right” answer for you will be deeply personal, based on a few key considerations that we will explore below. 1. Examine your personal values A good place to start is…

June 20, 2019
How much should I save if I’m in debt?

How much should I save monthly if I am in debt? Or what percentage of my income should I save if I am in debt? Submitted by LaTisha V. When we have debt, our priorities can change completely. To start, we have to remember that not paying our debt will negatively impact our credit history…

July 15, 2019
Grab a Friend! Social Strategies to Help You Save

There is strength in numbers! This is especially true when you’re trying to reach your goals and chang...