The words “family” and “budget” are not often seen together. As parents, you may have questions about how much you should get your children involved in family finances. I feel strongly about using your home as an incubator for real life money issues. Otherwise, it’s hard to expect your kids to grow up to understand
Wedding season is here! That might mean you’ve got more than a few weddings your budget didn’t account for. While celebrating the love between friends and family is certainly a happy occasion, the cost of attending weddings—and especially being a member of the wedding party—can add up quickly. According to USA Today, guests spend between
The value of well-trained employees to a small business is priceless. However, when severe economic times bear down on us, employee training budget is usually the first to be cut. Cutting your small business’s training budget often makes sense at the time; however, it will prove to be a costly mistake in the long run.
This week’s question is not only our Money Monday for the week, it’s also part of our Money Talks series. It comes from David via email: How do you recommend getting on the same page with your spouse when it comes to finances? We both grew up with very different mindsets around money. My parents
Feeling financially unstable often stems from being unable to properly manage your money. If you’re living paycheck to paycheck, struggling to pay off debt, or just want to feel like you have more control over your money and what you spend it on, the first step is to get on a budget. Budgeting can seem
Budgeting is so important, but so hard to develop as a habit. You can faithfully crunch numbers once a month, only to find out you’re consistently spending more than you planned. I know, because it happens to me. That’s why I find breaking your monthly budget into a weekly budget can be really helpful. Why