My philosophy on saving money isn’t one of “making cuts” but of “making choices” and aligning your spending with your priorities.
When you hear the terms “insourcing” and “outsourcing”, you probably think of businesses, but it’s a framework we can also apply to our individual lives and households as well.
When we talk about merging finances, it can seem like it’s an all-or-nothing type of question. In reality, the decision to merge finances with a partner (or not) can be as nuanced as you want.
Having money conversations that take your individual pasts into context while focusing on your joint future can be incredibly rewarding and sustaining. It just takes a little planning and practice!
It’s been a while and a lot has changed. Both, you know, in the world and personally. I took a break from writing these past two months for two reasons.
Find out what I ate this past month and how it impacted my budget. Get some ideas for your own meal plan!
It’s that time of the month! Time for a review of my past months earnings and spending. When I invite you all to explore the nitty gritty of my finances down to the penny.
Creating a monthly meal map helps us plan for our busy weeks and get a handle on our grocery budget. Here’s how we did in January.
I have some intense savings goals for 2020, and I got off to a good start this month.
The average wedding in the US costs $29,858, and in our region of Florida the average cost is even higher at $42,038. So, I thought in honor of my one month-iversary, I’d do a breakdown of what we spent.