Tag: budget

How Much Buffer Do You Need In Your Budget?

Lately, I’ve been on a big kick of reading tons of reddit posts in the personal finance sections, and getting lost in peoples inspiring stories (like last week’s debt freedom story) and trials and tribulations. As I read through many of the trials people have going through, I realize how many real world problems there …

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A Look Back at My Budget – 10 Years Ago

I thought it would be fun to take a look back at my simple¬†budget 10 years ago this month and see what I was buying with my money and what type of income I was bringing in. Granted, I was less than a year into my “get-0ut-of-debt” journey, but I was well on my way …

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A Few Helpful Budget Worksheets and Downloads You Can Use

When I started to get a handle on my finances some 10 years ago – I knew that I needed some way to track what was coming in and going out. At first, ¬†I used a really simple Word document where I listed all the items that were coming in (income) and then all that …

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Budgets Big and Small Face the Same Question

The following is a guest post by a good friend of mine who owns his own accounting firm devoted to serving non-profit organizations. He’s always provided me with wise counsel and I hope to include more of his writings for you in the future. -Aaron If you follow the pressing issues facing our nation these …

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