Category: Budgeting

Our budgeting section offers articles, tips, and suggestions on personal budgeting money to help you manage your finances effectively. Whether you are a beginner or looking to improve your budgeting skills, our resources provide practical advice on creating and sticking to a budget, saving money on everyday expenses, and achieving your financial goals.

How to Balance Short-Term vs. Long-Term Financial Goals

Learn how to balance and prioritize between short-term and long-term financial goals, laying a foundation for a stable and independent financial future. Discover practical steps, including assessing your financial situation, categorizing and listing your goals, developing actionable plans, and utilizing the right financial tools, to guide you on your journey to achieving financial freedom and … Continue reading How to Balance Short-Term vs. Long-Term Financial Goals

Budgeting for School Supplies | Step-by-Step Guide

A guide to mastering budgeting for school supplies for students by understanding financial priorities, tracking expenses, and seeking cost-saving strategies. Budgeting for School Supplies Budgeting for School Supplies Today, we’re venturing into the world of budgeting, using something students all need: school supplies. Now, let’s talk about budgeting. Think of it like the GPS for … Continue reading Budgeting for School Supplies | Step-by-Step Guide

Needs and Wants

Needs and wants, what is the difference? Understanding the difference, between needs and wants, is crucial to good financial decision making.   What is a Need? A need is a requirement, or essential item that is considered to be necessary for living. Examples   include shelter, food and water, and clothing. These are essential for a person’s … Continue reading Needs and Wants

What is a Budget?

If I earn $3000 a month, can I pay for my rent, food, and other expenses and also have money left to save?  Or will I run out of money before my next paycheck?  To find out, you need to create a budget. What is a budget? A budget is something people use  to help … Continue reading What is a Budget?

Paying Yourself First

Everyone knows how hard it is to save money when you pay all your bills first. It is virtually impossible. Thus, the best principle is to pay yourself first and THEN pay your bills. Only by doing so will you be able to save money. Our expenses have a way of taking up whatever amount of income we … Continue reading Paying Yourself First