Budgeting

November 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…

November 15, 2019
5 Tips to Stay Out of Debt on Black Friday

Your No-Debt Black Friday Survival Guide As a veteran, I often get eye rolls from my kids when I use military analogies to describe events. But as a financial coach, I can’t help but see Black Friday as an epic battle. You’re knee-deep in the trenches of holiday shopping goals and you’re experiencing the rapid…

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…

October 30, 2019
6 Steps to Create the Perfect Budget

The key to creating a budget is finding what works to help you manage your money. Many budgeting tools exist...