Budget Friday: Submission 13

Budget Friday: Submission 13

Hey everyone! Welcome back to another episode of Budget Friday. This is seriously my favorite part about personal finance, the chance to help others get on a budget, get out of debt and reach their financial goals. I love showing the power of a well-thought out budget plan, and the long term results they can have. Today's budget is an anonymous submission. We'll call her Jessie. Background: Jessie reached out to me for some help setting up a clear and concise budget for her family. Her and her husband are in their mid-thirties, and they have a young daughter and infant son at home. I … [Read more...]

Budget Friday: Submission 12

Hey everyone! Welcome back to another episode of Budget Friday. This is seriously my favorite part about personal finance, the chance to help others get on a budget, get out of debt and reach their financial goals. I love showing the power of a well-thought out budget plan, and the long term results they can have. Today's budget is an anonymous submission. We'll call her Karen. Background: Karen reached out to me for some help getting out of debt and getting her family on track with their finances. She's married with kids and wants to eventually get into a home. The only thing standing … [Read more...]

Budget Friday: Submission 11

Budget Friday: Submission 11

Hey everyone! Welcome back to another episode of Budget Friday. This is seriously my favorite part about personal finance, the chance to help others get on a budget, get out of debt and reach their financial goals. I love showing the power of a well-thought out budget plan, and the long term results they can have. I know it's been a while, and I'm glad to be back today with an awesome reader's budget. Today's budget is an anonymous submission. We'll call her Stella. Background: Stella is a medical doctor who has been in the workforce for just over 2 years. She has already amassed a sweet … [Read more...]

Budget Friday: Submission 10

Hey everyone! Welcome back to another episode of Budget Friday. This is seriously my favorite part about personal finance, the chance to help others get on a budget, get out of debt and reach their financial goals. I love showing the power of a well-thought out budget plan, and the long term results they can have. Today's budget is an anonymous submission. We'll call her Darlene. Background: Darlene did not divulge her age (a lady never tells), but she's probably not a day over 30 (based on her Roth/401k balance). She has been reading through the Budget Friday series and slashing through … [Read more...]

Budget Friday: Submission 9 – Final!

And we're back with the final budget for Tom's Epic Law School Adventure! If you didn't check out the initial post, Tom is an aspiring law student who has a set budget, and has to live cheaply in New York City. Like, on only about $2,200 a month! YIKES!!! Since I've never been to New York (or law school, for that matter), I put a call out to my AWESOME READERS for a suggested budget, and got some great responses. I then put those suggested budgets up for a vote, and now we have a winner! DRUMROLL PLEASE!!!!! And the winner is.....Caitlin! Thanks you ALL for your submissions, and each one … [Read more...]

Budget Friday Voting!

Budget Friday Voting!

  This past Friday I did something unique for the Budget Friday series. I asked the readers of this blog to help out Tom, an aspiring law student, with his budget for living cheap in New York City while going through law school. A few of your stepped up and gave some awesome suggestions. Thank you for that! For those that entered, I am putting it to a vote to elect the best grad. school budget for Tom to use, and the winner receives a $25 Amazon gift card! Below are the budgets submitted: Mom of Two Prescious Girls’ Budget Entry No work in the 1st year of law school is normal … [Read more...]

Ask The Readers: Budget Friday Submission 9

UPDATE: Contest extended until the end of the day! Get your budget submission in now for a chance at a $25 Amazon gift card! Happy Friday everyone! Thanks for dropping by iHeartBudgets for a unique edition of Budget Friday! If you're new to Budget Friday, check out all the other episodes HERE. Basically, readers submit their budgets for an EXTREME makeover to get them to reach their financial goals faster and start enjoying their money instead of hating it. Today's edition I want to bring in YOU, the readers, for some help. I've mulled it over in my head, and have come up with a basic … [Read more...]

Budget Friday: Submission 7

Hey everyone! Welcome back to another episode of Budget Friday. This is seriously my favorite part about personal finance, the chance to help others get on a budget, get out of debt and reach their financial goals. I love showing the power of a well-thought out budget plan, and the long term results they can have.Today's budget is an anonymous submission. We'll call him Harold and Marge. Background: Harold and Marge have done well. They are5 5 years of age and have just finished putting their youngest through college, debt free! They are now looking at retirement and want to retire with a … [Read more...]

Budget Friday: Submission 6 – Weed Edition

  Budget Friday: Submission 6Hey everyone! Welcome back to another episode of Budget Friday. This is seriously my favorite part about personal finance, the chance to help others get on a budget, get out of debt and reach their financial goals. I love showing the power of a well-thought out budget plan, and the long term results they can have. Today's budget is an anonymous submission. We'll call him Michael Phelps. Background: Michael is in a unique situation, where he has a great income and low expenses, and therefore has a great many possibilities as far as his financial … [Read more...]

Budget Friday: Submission 5

Budget Friday: Submission 5

Hey everyone! Welcome back to another episode of Budget Friday. This is seriously my favorite parts about personal finance, the chance to help others get on a budget, get out of debt and reach their financial goals. I love showing the power of a well-thought out budget plan, and the long term results they can have. Today's budget is from Kim from the site Eyes on the Dollar. Kim age 38, husband age 42, daughter age 5 Background: Kim is selling her optometry practice and will receive a net sum down payment of $84,500. w00t! Nice work on building a successful practice and selling it off … [Read more...]