• Budget Thanksgiving hosting

    How to Host a GREAT Thanksgiving on a Budget

    Food is one of the biggest parts of Thanksgiving. Family and friends gather to reflect and express gratitude, around a welcoming table filled with mouth-watering flavors. And, while any host knows you want to provide your best, you can also do it on a budget! Here’s how: Plan, Prep & Shop Smart How to Stick to Your Budget During the Holidays – Especially When Hosting 1. Make a Strict Meal Plan Thanksgiving (and Christmas) should be planned out just like you do your weekly meals. Sure, this is probably going to be the biggest and most labor-intensive meal of the week, but you should attack it the same way. This…

  • How to stop overspending for good

    The Truth About How to Stop Overspending For Good

    You know when you’ve had a terrible week, and something inside screams that shopping therapy will make it all better–even though you’re broke? Overspending is often tied to emotions and can be triggered by many different feelings. And, once you get into the habit of spending more than you make, it can be hard to stop. Some people even get to the point of having a spending addiction. Fortunately, there’s a way to stop spending too much, and it’s not rocket science. With some hard work, and by using the steps listed below, you can start to take control of your finances today. 1. Make a Budget or Review Your Budget…

  • Are these 4 lies making you bad at budgeting?

    Are These 4 Lies Making You Bad at Budgeting?

    Are you bad at budgeting? Like, so bad it feels like you might as well just give up and live paycheck to paycheck for the rest of your life? I’ve gone through times where I basically just gave up on my budget. Thinking back on these times I’ve realized that I was SO bad at budgeting partly because I was buying into some budgeting lies. If you’re struggling to stick to your budgettoo, it’s possible you unknowingly believe some of the same budgeting mythsthat I did.  So, today I’m here to let you know about some of these lies. If you can acknowledge your false money beliefs, you’ll be better prepared to move past them and…