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...

Recommended 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, Jay Money of Budgets Are Sexy, explains it like this:...

5 Ways to Get Financial Fit for the New Year

It’s a new year and that means that no matter what happened last year, you can start over with a clean slate. Here are five things that you can start doing in 2015 to better your financial picture and start on a path toward achieving your financial goals. Pay off...