Take Back Your Finances Week #15: Why It’s Important To Set Your Spending Threshold

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Dealing with finances and money isn't always a walk in the park. It would be nice to be someone that doesn't have to worry about the money running out, have no worries about the consequences of spending too much, worry about how to cover bills until … [Read more...]

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

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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 #13: Choose and Use Your Budget Tracker

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We are truly in the heart of the tried and true system we used to pay off over $100,000 in consumer debts.  We hope you are starting to get a glimpse of just how we accomplished this (using our 2x2 plan).  However we are also pretty sure it will take … [Read more...]

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

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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 #11: Time to Increase Income by 2% this Month

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YAY! We are at this exciting point in our 52 Week Take Back Your Finances Challenge. We are at the part that many LOVE, bringing in a bit more income each month! Over the last couple of weeks you have done some prep work and tasks to start and … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

How to Save BIG Money on Your Landline Phone and Get Even Better Features

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It's time to talk about our next area of saving big money - the telephone! We've shared tips on cell phones and cell phone plans, but many (like us) still use a landline for many reasons. When we came to this area of our budget to find out how we … [Read more...]

Take Back Your Finances Challenge #5: Time to Start Penniless Week

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The day has arrived...that's right, the day we start living like we are penniless for a week.  The day where we see big changes in our finances and mindsets. The day that will be the start of a new financial beginning! I know it seems a bit … [Read more...]