Wondering if it’s a good idea to have a joint bank account with your spouse? Having been married for well over a decade I sometimes take for granted that my wife and I rarely argue about money. But then we cut up our credit cards almost 10 years ago and make sure to budget and … Read moreShould Couples Share Bank Accounts?
Looking for the best allowance pros and cons? Allowance can be confusing! How much should we pay our kids for allowance? When do we pay them? Do they get a set amount no matter how much they help around the house?? We’ve been on an allowance system in our house for about 5 years. But … Read more7 Top Allowance Pros and Cons You Need to Know For Your Kids
With 3 daughters, I became an expert on saving for college because I know I’d like them to have that opportunity and we believe strongly in taking on little to no debt whatsoever in our house. Thus, I do have college savings accounts for all 3 of them as well as my wife who is … Read more5 Best Types of College Savings Accounts for Your Kids
Many Americans struggle to get bigger paychecks Since the economy began to struggle in 2008, many segments of society have lost ground or just tread water. But it’s not all bad news and there ARE things you can do to change your habits, expenses, income, and yes, even get bigger paychecks. To get bigger paychecks, … Read more3 Steps to Bigger Paychecks You Probably Don’t Know
Looking for the best budget apps for couples? 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 … Read more9 Best Budget Apps for Couples You Need in 2019
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