The holidays are officially over. And I don't know about you, but we had a blast! And though I'm sad to see them go, I am pretty excited to get on with the New Year and set some awesome new goals to work toward. Since this is my first official goal-setting post on iHeartBudgets, let's go over a little of my background, and how we got to where we are today. We Had Some Debt Built into my budget, … [Read more...] about 2013 Goals And Debt Movement
As the New Year approaches, we all look ahead and see a blank slate. No matter what happened in 2012, we know that we're going to accomplish EVERYTHING in 2013. We've got big plans, big dreams, and the future looks so bright we need some flippin' sweet shades! And as the year rolls around, we step out the front door, ready to take on the world. The only problem is…..we forgot to put on … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons To Start A Budget For 2013
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. … [Read more...] about Budget Friday: Submission 6 – Weed Edition
We've got two days left. Two days until all of your plans are completely ruined. Two days until everything you care about is gone. Two days left until the end of the world. So, what are you going to do about it? Create An End Of The World Budget, Of Course! You know me, with all this talk about everything being completely obliterated, all I can think about is "how would I budget for this?" … [Read more...] about Your End Of The World Budget
A while ago, I wrote about how I don't make enough money to pay my bills. And though technically true, I do make enough money annually to cover all my expenses and we have a sizeable savings fund set up in case we need it to pay for anything. After writing that post, I have gotten a lot of search traffic directed toward that post, with many people desperate for answers on what to do when there's … [Read more...] about Not Enough Money At The End Of The Month?
Every commercial, ad and sign is talking about what you NEED TO GET for Christmas this year. And though I can appreciate gadgets as much as the next, I really like to think more about what I can get other people than what I am going to get myself. I've always had a tough time making a Christmas list, maybe because I forget that I need anything, or maybe because when I think about it, I don't … [Read more...] about What Gifts Are You Giving For Christmas?