Co-authored with couples & relationship expert Joel Syder. As with much of life today, there’s an app for budgeting. I (Jeff) have been our family’s budget master for over 10 years, but have always done it on a custom excel sheet (which you can get for free HERE if you want to take a look). And … Read more9 Best Budget Apps for Couples You Need in 2019
How many of us plan to do Christmas saving throughout the year? Then come November we realize it’s too late and we reach for the almighty credit card? My wife and I did that for many years, but we eventually got tired of the massive bills in January, so we decided to see how to … Read moreHow to Save Money for the Holidays (without going into debt)
My wife and I used to really struggle doing a written monthly budget each month. We often made financial decisions without talking to each other and in the end, I struggled to get my wife to talk about money goals, and problems. If you struggle to get your spouse to stick to a budget like … Read moreHow to Get Your Spouse to Stick to a Budget
Looking for tips on how to budget for family of 4 making 60k? Despite improvements in the economy, many people still struggle to provide for their families. After all, between skyrocketing healthcare costs, food prices, clothes for the kids and much more, everything seems to be going up faster than our salaries. But believe it or … Read more11 Best Budget for Family of 4 Making 60K Tips & Strategies
Wondering if multiple bank accounts for budgeting might help your family? Having only 2 family bank accounts is the norm; I get it. Why in the world would you need more than checking and savings? For years my family only had a checking account and a savings account. If that’s where your family is today, my suggesting … Read more5 Top Reasons You Need Multiple Bank Accounts for Budgeting
Wondering how to budget money on low income? Maybe you or your spouse just lost a job? Perhaps an unplanned expense drained all your available cash? Or maybe you’re just at a place where the bills outnumber your cash and you’re not sure what to do? I get it! We’ve all been there. Pondering how … Read more9 Key How to Budget Money on Low Income Steps You Should Know
Looking for a Free Excel Budget Template? Budgeting is a dirty word. We panic. Then we freeze. We get stuck in analysis paralysis. It’s scary! “You mean I have to adult now and not just spend like I’m in Congress?” We foolishly believe we’re better off not knowing the state of our finances or that it’s … Read moreFree Excel Budget Template: Make 2019 Your Best Year Yet!
Looking for an Excel household budget template for your family? Are you struggling each month to pay bills? Maybe you’re behind on bills or have more bills than you do income. You’re left wondering where your money went each month instead of telling your dollars where to go? I get it! 8 years ago my … Read moreBest Excel Household Budget Template for Your Best Year Yet!