When I look back at my time as a student, I realize my budget (or lack thereof) was best defined as “dumb luck.” It all worked out, sure, but not because of any kind of system. Here’s what I wish I had done instead.
There is a lot of hype around how eating less meat, or no meat, can save you a lot of money. Here is a real-life look at how much I have saved on our grocery bill by cutting meat out of my diet for the past few months.
There is sooooo much talk about joint accounts between couples—but trust me, you don’t actually need one. If you want to start sharing a few things with a partner, there’s an easier (and more effective) way to do it.
One of my most “controversial” opinions is that you should treat your house as a place you live, not an investment… because it’s not. That doesn’t mean you can’t buy a house if you want one, though. You just need to do these things first.
Planning out a wedding budget isn’t all that different than planning out your regular budget—so whether or not you’re engaged, this post has solid money advice you can apply to your money.
If you want to scale down your spending and find more money in your budget, there’s no need to get extreme about it. This simple step will help you make manageable, do-able progress towards your money goals.