• April 2020 Monthly Budget

    Our April monthly budget has a ton of new changes because our lives are different now! With trying to navigate the current financial crisis and global pandemic we’ve adjusted our goals for the year and our budget is going to reflects that change. Our main focus is savings for our emergency fund and building up […]

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  • How To Create Your First Budget

    Budgeting can feel a lot like guessing and failing in the beginning.  You can save yourself time by using worksheets or an app that guides you through the process but the basics of creating your first budget are actually easy. You need to figure out how much money you are bringing in and how much […]

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  • Are Gym Memberships Worth The Money?

    For the past 8 months I’ve paid $150 for a gym membership. It’s the most I’ve ever paid for a gym membership and a number of times on my budget videos people have questions whether the gym membership was worth it or if I could get out of it. It’s made me wonder monthly if […]

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  • What To Do During A Job Loss Or Financial Crisis

    Have you lost your job? Was your income cut in half by a lost contract? Was your entire department laid off? There are many ways you might end up in a financial crisis but regardless of how it happened there are a few common things you should do to make it through. Your budget priorities […]

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  • Financial Steps For Coronavirus

    how to handle money for coronavirus

    I wrote about how to handle uncertain times in the time of a global pandemic over the weekend, but today I want to specifically share more financial steps you can take during an emergency like Coronavirus. There are things you should do with your money to put yourself in a better position! Only pay debt […]

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  • How To Handle Uncertain Times

    I recently shared a video with some of my thoughts about how we plan to weather the potential effects of the coronavirus as it sweeps through the United States. There is a lot of uncertainty right now and people are panicking and buying unnecessary supplies and generally don’t know how to act. While there is […]

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