Doom-spending isn’t going to make you feel better. Here’s why you should still be saving for the future, even if you think it’s hopeless.
Tag Archives: saving
YNAB More Money Challenge: Final Results!
We’ve officially finished YNAB’S 30 Day More Money Challenge and the results are in! When we started this challenge we set the goal of saving $1,000. Did we make it?
How to Easily Open a Roth IRA with Vanguard in 15 Minutes
If you’ve wanted to open a retirement account, but have been too overwhelmed by the thought, this post is for you!
A Financial Reset After the Expensive Holiday Months: YNAB’s 30-Day More Money Challenge
I’ve been an avid YNAB user for a few years now, but have never actually done their 30 Day More Money Challenge. After what seemed like constant spending over the holiday months I thought that now would be the perfect time to print out the workbook and try it out.
Here’s How I Save for Long-Term, Unexpected Expenses
Sinking funds are the magic sauce that makes your budget work.
November’s Grocery Challenge Update!
Alright, here it is! Our slightly late – but still here – update on our food spending for November.
The Power of Insourcing – Another Way to Pay Yourself First
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.
If You Want to Save More, Focus on Cutting These 3 Categories
Three categories have an outsized impact on your ability to save. Here are some ways to scale them back.
Motivate Yourself to Reach Your Money (and Life) Goals with These 6 Tips
Working toward your financial goals can feel too overwhelming (or downright scary to even begin) so instead, you keep ignoring it.
How I Turned My Morning Coffee Routine Into a Money-Saving Habit (That Still Feels Luxurious)
If you’re trying to break the habit of frequently buying coffee out, try implementing these simple shifts.