The holidays are great for a lot of things, except…the budget. Obviously, it’s important to set aside money for Christmas, but even having done that you probably aren’t applying any extra funds toward your financial goals at this time of year. In any case, though, we’ve successfully made it through the holidays and now it’s time to get back on track with several things in life, but especially your finances. Want to refresh your finances? Check out these simple ideas for getting back on track with your finances!
As a young wife and a mom-to-be, I need all the help I can get saving money. The tips and tricks that I use are relatively easy strategies that anyone can use to improve their finances and become more financially independent no matter what their current lifestyle is. I love finding new ways to save money and keep our costs low.
If your life is like mine and you’re constantly wondering what you can do to save a little more or to support your family’s financial better, I’ve got you covered. First things first, go ahead and subscribe to Living Contently to receive a free copy of my Debt Payoff Toolkit, and then take a look at some of my other resources.
My tips for saving money and improving your finances run the gamut for helping those who are just getting started saving money to those who have already cut the budget as much as they can. Wherever you are in your journey to financial freedom, though, you’ll be able to find some helpful tips and insight that I’ve already put to the test. Continue reading
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I understand. When you first start working on saving money, the process can seem, well, downright painful. We get used to a certain lifestyle that hinges on our spending habits, and it’s hard to change those habits. When we were in that stage, though, we did a few things to make saving money easier and, yes, a little less painful. So, if you’re in the process of still adjusting to saving money, or even if you’ve been at it for years and still feel that “twinge” every time you have to deny your coffee habit (or whatever it is), give these tips a try!
Chances are your mortgage is one of, if not the, largest debts you owe. Many people look at that and accept that because it’s such a large debt, they’ll be paying on it for years. While I agree, our mortgage payment is probably one of the ones that will be with us the longest, I also understand there are a variety of ways that we can work toward paying off our mortgage faster. If you want to shorten the length of your loan and pay off your mortgage faster, consider these tips.
When it comes to being fit, we often just think of physical fitness. But, another area you should consider is your financial fitness. If your finances in order, the stress will likely affect your health in other ways as well. So, as you create your workout plan, why not create a plan to improve your financial fitness as well? With a few simple steps, you can be well on your way to improved fiscal health and financial freedom.