Ever wondered how to create a budget that will actually work (because yours, well, isn’t exactly lining up? Or, how to budget with another person, specifically when you don’t see eye to eye? Or, “what should I include in my monthly budget?”

On this page, you’ll find all things budgets, including budget advice, budgeting apps, as well as how to grow your budget’s spending power to actually buy the things and experiences that you want out of  life (instead of just barely covering the grocery bill).

Popular Budget Articles:

25 Ways to Save Money on a Tight Budget

Budget Advice: Don’t start your budget without reading this (and WOW can you learn a lot about tweaking your budget if you’ve already started).

Holiday Budgeting: These tips will make your next holiday season WAY less stressful.

Moms on a Budget? How to make room in your budget for what you actually want.

 

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Alternative to Budgeting (Don't Want to Budget? Do this Instead.)

Are you secretly looking for alternatives to budgeting...because you just don't WANT to budget? Our alternative budgeting system. Not only do alternatives to budgeting exist...but I've got a confession to make: I've been using them for years. We…
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Slowly Boiling in a Pot of COL Inflation and Increased Fees

The agency I work for has not given a cost of living increase in three years now. I heard that it used to be a fairly consistent thing but with budget cuts during the recession it was one of the items they crossed off of the list in order to…