Budgeting

How to Grow Your Savings

Build savings

Are you ready to grow your savings, but you aren’t sure how to go about it? Growing our savings has been a big financial priority for us in the last few years. By focusing on saving money, we were able to reach our biggest short-term goal of becoming homeowners. We saved up diligently for a …

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How to Handle Financial Stress

How to deal with money related stress

Do you worry about money? Are you struggling to handle financial stress? You’re not alone. A recent survey by Varo Money revealed that 30% of respondents feel that they’re “constantly” stressed out by financial issues. Money may not be able to buy happiness, but it can provide peace of mind. Whether it’s a source of constant …

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25+ Awesome Ideas for a Family No Spend Weekend with Kids

Ideas for a no spend weekend with kids

Thinking about doing a no spend weekend with kids, but unsure how to go about it? Even when you’re serious about saving money, it can still be tough to stick to a no spend challenge. This is especially true when you have kids. After all, you want to make them happy by buying them things …

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How to Have a Christmas Budget when You’re Broke

Budget for Christmas

It may be called the most wonderful time of the year, but when you don’t have money, the holiday season can cause anxiety and heartache. This is especially true when you have kids. No parent wants to disappoint their kids on Christmas morning. When you’re struggling to make ends meet, it can seem like there’s …

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