Did you know that there are multiple types of budgets? Read this post to learn what zero-based budgeting is, how to use zero-based budgeting, and whether or not zero-based budgeting would be a good fit for you.
Only 32% of Americans maintain a household budget.
My purpose and goal for this website and blog is to reach as many people as I can to educate and encourage people on budgeting. Budgeting is something that has always been extremely important to me and, over the years, I have learned that not everyone looks at budgeting and money management in the sameContinue reading “Spread the News!”
“A debt problem is, at its core, a budgeting problem.” -Natalie Pace
Lazy men are soon poor; hard workers get rich. -Proverbs 10:4
When it comes to budgeting, you need to be prepared for the worst to happen.
Is a budget really necessary? Yes, and here’s why:
The word “disinterest” is actually too mild to describe my feelings toward paying interest. Quite frankly, I really hate paying interest. On anything! Mortgages, auto loans, credit cards, anything! Paying interest, in my opinion, is a complete waste of net worth.
One of my favorite things to do with my budget is calculate my husband’s and my quarterly net worth. It’s fun to map out the progress that we make toward our financial goals. I started tracking our net worth about a year ago and it has helped guide us in our financial goals and decision making. Tracking our net worth has shown us areas in which we can improve our net worth to work toward financial independence and, ultimately, retirement.
I recently received a request to breakdown my budget funds and what kind of things are covered by each fund. I am going to go in the order that they appear in my budget, so bear with me because I do a budget overhaul at least every year and at this point there is no particular order for the funds.