What is Your Spending Trigger and How to Control It

What is your spending trigger and how to control it. Are you an impulsive spender? Do you have a shopping addiction? Follow these 8 steps and overcome your spending triggers.

Do you overspend every single month and just cannot seem to understand why? Everyone has a spending trigger and we will learn how to identify them and get control of them. (This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please see my disclosure.) What is Impulse Spending? You see it, you want it, you buy … [Read more…]

5 Reasons Why You Should Track Expenses Daily

5 Reasons Why You Should Track Expenses Daily

The most frequent question I get asked is, “How do I start budgeting?” My number one tip is to track expenses daily. You cannot get a handle on your budget until you know what you are spending and what is going out every month.  That dreaded “B” word – budget. The word budget seems so … [Read more…]

Monthly Grocery Budget – A Case Study

Grocery Budget - a Case Study

Groceries are expensive! During the month of May, I diligently tracked every penny spent and documented my meal planning. I made a case study out of my monthly grocery budget. I am going to take a deep dive into the what and why of my personal grocery budget and I hope to give you a … [Read more…]

When should I use my Emergency Fund?

When should I use my Emergency Fund?

Everyone should have an emergency fund. The unexpected happens and you have to be financially ready for it. When should you use your emergency fund? There a few questions that you can ask yourself before you use your emergency fund. Be sure to Pin this on Pinterest and share.  (This post may contain affiliate links. … [Read more…]