Budgeting Articles

How to Black Friday Shop Like a Minimalist

How to Black Friday Shop Like a Minimalist

If you're new to Minimalism, you might be thinking that you've seen the last of Black Friday, Cyber Monday, or any other type of fun sales shopping event. After all, Minimalism is all about NOT shopping, right? Well... yes, and no. To me, Minimalism just means that...

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How To Budget for Christmas: Without Going Into Debt!

How To Budget for Christmas: Without Going Into Debt!

You know what they say: Christmas is a time for giving! But unfortunately, Christmas is also a time for overspending, extravagance, and going into debt. It has become so ingrained in us that we need to buy everyone everything that their heart desires, that most people...

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How to Have an Amazing Wedding on a Tight Budget

How to Have an Amazing Wedding on a Tight Budget

So often people think that they need to spend *All The Money* on their wedding. Call me frugal (or crazy...whatever) but I didn't want to go into debt for my wedding. Ross and I already had $20,000 in student loan debt before we got married (you can read about how we...

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How We Paid Off Our Student Loan Debt Fast!

How We Paid Off Our Student Loan Debt Fast!

Having debt is stressful. Even though accumulating debt is very easy (and often fun!), paying it off can take far longer than it took to accumulate it. Not only can debt cause you emotional stress, financial stress, and relationship stress; it can also be stressful...

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The 7 Bank Accounts You Need to Organize Your Budget

The 7 Bank Accounts You Need to Organize Your Budget

Starting a Budget can be daunting. It's overwhelming to think about where every dollar needs to go and how to pay off debt and save money! Plus, you are supposed to keep track of all the money in one or two bank accounts, yet somehow remember how much you have left to...

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37 Ways to Save Money on Groceries

37 Ways to Save Money on Groceries

Updated July 2021 Is it just me or have groceries gone up by a lot since the start of the Covid 19 pandemic? At first, I didn't notice a huge change... A couple of things here and there were more expensive, but it made sense that people like me would have to pay more...

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10 Frugal Living Tricks for {Saving Money}

10 Frugal Living Tricks for {Saving Money}

I'm guessing you stumbled across this post because your budget makes you feel a little bit like your pants do after thanksgiving dinner... uncomfortable. If your budget is too tight, there are two things you can do to fix it: make more, or spend less.  Guess...

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