Tag Archives: budgeting

How to Break the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle

We often think of people living paycheck-to-paycheck as those who earn a lower income or struggle with debt. It makes sense as living paycheck-to-paycheck results in little to no money left in the bank at the end of each month. Surprisingly, the former issue isn’t always the case. A recent survey conducted by CNBC reports that 25 percent of those…

5 Reasons Why Your Budget Is Destined to Fail

According to a recent Gallup poll, only one in three Americans have a written or digital budget intact. Alarming, to say the least, but you must also ask yourself what percentage of that small group successfully execute their spending plan each month? In fact, I’ve mentored hundreds of individuals who were spending an hour or so drafting up a budget…

5 Ways to Pay for a Wedding With Little Money

If you’ve gotten married or attended a wedding recently, you know they can be expensive. The average wedding costs, as of 2014, just over $31,000 and that doesn’t even to begin to touch the cost of a honeymoon! In a perfect world, you would’ve budgeted for your wedding but in many instances that is simply not the case. It is…

Save Money and Enjoy Your Vacation with These 6 Tips

This time of year, many of us take trips to visit family and friends who live in other cities, other states, or even other countries. And whether you are traveling up the road or across a continent, it can get pretty hectic — not to mention expensive. It can be all-too-easy to focus on food, shopping, and gifts, but that’s…