7 Common Budgeting Mistakes

I used to be one of those people who was terrified of the dreaded “B” word: budget. After learning from the plethora of personal finance experts in the blogging world about a better way to budget, I realized that the reason budgeting scared me so much in...

Recommend Budget Percentages by Category

One of the biggest tools of success when it comes to money management involves knowing where your money goes each month. Many individuals, couples and families fall into financial trouble but don’t understand why because they miss this financial management basic....

The Challenge Everything Budget

Readers of personal finance blogs might be hearing about a new way of budgeting and saving money.  It’s called the Challenge Everything budget.  One of the pioneers of the Challenge Everything budget, J$ of Budgets Are Sexy, explains it like this: “It’s my...

How to Remodel on a Budget

Home remodeling and improvement costs can be expensive, if you allow them to, but there are plenty of ways to remodel on a budget.  Whether your remodel or home improvement means re-doing a room, finishing off a basement, staging your home or simply updating and...