Take Back Your Finances #14: One Week of 5-Minute Financial Checkups

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy here.
family-financial-check-in

Wow, we have made it to week #14! That means that we are over 1/4th of the way through the challenges. Although the first several weeks were laying ground work and foundations, we are really diving into the heart of changes and habits that will make … [Read more...]

Take Back Your Finances #12: Cut The Spending By 2% This Month

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy here.
time-to-cut-2-percent-tb

Can you believe it's been 4-weeks since we made the first 2% cut from our budgets?  We know, time flies! We hope that the first cut and the last several works working on making that cut has been fruitful and beneficial so far! Know that it is only … [Read more...]

Take Back Your Finances #8: Find This Months 2% Cut

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy here.
time-to-cut-2-percent

We are now up to week #8 on our Take Back Your Finances 52-Week Challenge! It's an exciting week because it is another week where we will be taking a giant baby step that will turn into long term positive financial impact!  Well, you are probably … [Read more...]

Take Back Your Finances Challenge #6: Time to Organize Your Debt

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy here.
get-out-of-debt-with-free-resources-and-tools

It's another great week to continue to make progress on our finances! We are in the heart of working on getting $1,000 in 30 days as we use that seed money for emergency funds, savings, paying off debts, working towards a specific savings goal, etc. … [Read more...]

52-Week Take Back Your Finances Challenge: Weekly, Baby-Step Challenges to Help You Meet Your Financial Goals

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy here.
take-back-your-finances-challenge-post

Do you have financial goals - whether to get out of debt, save up for the next big purchase, or even work towards longer term goals such as college or even paying off your mortgage?  We assume if you're reading this you do. This year we are … [Read more...]

The Financial Controversy: Crash-Diet Mentality vs the Healthy Diet for Establishing Long-Lasting Change (Part 2)

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy here.
boxing-gloves

In our last article we mentioned a controversial method to working through your budget, through paying down your debt and working towards not only debt freedom but essentially any financial goal you are trying to accomplish.  But why is our approach … [Read more...]

How Our Crash-Diet Budget Crashed Our Budget (Part 1)

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy here.

Wow how time flies.  It seems like its only been a few short weeks since we shared our first set of tips in Developing Your Family Economy by helping provide resources for your family to set their financial goals - and now its almost three months … [Read more...]

Step #1 in Developing Your Family Economy in 2012: Identifying Your Goals with FREE Download

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy here.
smart-money-piggy

We all know the new year is a time for making resolutions that are often broken and forgotten within just a few weeks.  But when a new year comes up for us, we try to look at it a bit differently.  How?  Think of our country, city or even a local … [Read more...]