Budgeting Archives

Don’t break the bank with your holiday spending

November 22, 2018

The holiday season is supposed to be a joyful time, but shopping for gifts and decorations can cause unnecessary financial stress. However, with a good budget and thoughtful planning, your holidays can be a little less stressful. Use the tips and tools below to enjoy the season without letting holiday spending blow your budget. 1…. [Read More]

Ten tips for budgeting for summer travel

April 5, 2018

It’s easy to get carried away when traveling, buying souvenirs, eating at restaurants and upgrading your flights and accommodations. But the last thing you want is to face a big bill when you get home. Here are some tips for budgeting accordingly, no matter what type of vacation you’re planning. 1. Be realistic about what… [Read More]

Learning to spend within your means

March 8, 2018

Spending within your means may sound like a simple rule to follow, but many Americans spend more than they save, which can result in debt. The good news is that it’s completely avoidable, and it’s reversible over time. With a little planning, tracking and adjusting your spending, you can live happily within your means. For… [Read More]