Budget Types: The 80/20 Budget

The 80/20 budget is very similar to the 50/20/30 budget in that you simply take your income and chunk it up into broad categories. However, the 80/20 budget is even less specific than the 50/20/30 budget making it quicker and easier to use than the 50/20/30 budget. Here is how an 80/20 budget would work: Continue reading “Budget Types: The 80/20 Budget”

Budget Types: The Zero-Based Budget

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.

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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!”

The Core Problem of Debt

“A debt problem is, at its core, a budgeting problem.” -Natalie Pace

Pro Tip: Don’t be Lazy, Work Hard

Lazy men are soon poor; hard workers get rich. -Proverbs 10:4

My Disinterest with Paying Interest

The word ‚Äúdisinterest” 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.

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.