Category Archives: monthly budget

How To Enjoy Your Life While Living On A Budget

How To Enjoy Your Life While Living On A Budget

Yes a budget is designed to help you reach your future goals, but you don’t have to sacrifice your happiness today in order to get there. You can easily do both. This post is going to show you how to really live on a budget, be happy now, and make progress towards your future goals.Continue Reading

Our New “Budget” in 2015

Our New “Budget” in 2015

As a personal finance blogger, I have failed all of my readers. If this were a religious blog, I’d start out with the bold claim: “I’ve sinned.” You see, I stopped budgeting. Here’s why I stopped budgeting and how I plan to mix it up and get back to prioritizing our funds.Continue Reading

My 1000 Dollar Budgeting Mistake and How I fixed it

I would like to start this post by saying that we’ve religiously kept a spending plan (aka budget) for the last 5 years. Our spending plan, like many things, changes as we grow, and we make changes to fit our lifestyle. Heck, I would also go as far to say we do a pretty good job of balancing must haves, savings and wants. But… and there is always a but! For the last 6 months I’ve f***ed up.. big time!Continue Reading