Take Back Your Finances Challenge #3: Set Your Budget (Unique Approach for Success and Free Download)

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Friends...are you ready?  Are you ready to set your budget? We know, these words can sounds horribly daunting and perhaps brings back many bad memories for some of you! At least that's how we used to feel about setting a budget in our unthrifty … [Read more...]

Take Back Your Finances Challenge #2: How to Set Financial Goals (Free Download to Complete)

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Are you ready for this week's task? Well, remember when we mentioned that as part of this 52-Week Take Back Your Finances Challenge, the first couple of weeks would be used to lay a foundation as you prepare to dominate your finances and become the … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

How to Have a Nice Christmas When You are Broke

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Often times, we think that there is nothing worse than being broke during Christmas. It completely stinks. It stinks even more when you have children. We have had those Christmases ourselves in our past when we were in our own financial troubles … [Read more...]

Help! How Do I Control My Christmas Spending and Stay Out Of Debt?

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When it comes to Christmastime, it is so easy to get off budget, get into debt, and get into financial trouble before you even know it! It is a difficult time financially and can be a very stressful time time of the year, even for many leading to … [Read more...]

How We Pay $64 a Month for Auto Insurance on Two Vehicles

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Early this week we posted our $27K budget for this year.  We did this for a couple of reasons: Many of you asked for us to share this so you can get an idea of a real budget, and We thought we could use it as a sound board to share articles on … [Read more...]

Our Budget – The Breakdown of the $27K Annual Budget

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So, we are finally sharing our personal living expenses budget with you again this year.  Many of you have asked for us to share our 2014 budget just like we did in 2013. Honestly, it is always a little hard to share our personal budget as it is … [Read more...]