How to Create a Budget

Introduction Creating a budget is easy to do, right? Just pick an amount of money that you want to spend each month and then do it. But if it were so simple to do, there would be a lot more people who actually stick to their budget. Creating a solid, easy to uphold budget is

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Family Budget Time

The Conversation that No One Wants to Have Introduction My husband and I recently sat down for the dreaded talk: budgeting. Armed with legal pads, pens, calculators, and most importantly, glasses of scotch, we finally finished our money discussion five months after we had started it. We’ve been married for three years, together for 11,

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Personal Questions to Ask Yourself

Personal Finance Your personal finances are just as important as your career search. A budget allows you to manage money and focus on what is important. Remember needs and wants are entirely two different things. So, let’s take a look at some key areas.   If you are employed, pay yourself first.  Put a portion

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