Building a Budget for Wealth – Supplies You Will Swear By


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One of the things that I didn't talk about in the Building a Budget for Wealth webinar is the supplies that I personally use/have used to get my budget in order.  I put together this quick video for you to be able to see a couple of things that will make your life much easier when it comes to record keeping and initially tracking your expenses.  As with all posts, I trust that you will leave questions and comments here so that we are able to answer them for you!   … [Read more...]

If You're Serious About Facing Debt, Answer the Phone


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As we continue to work on teaching couples how to work on their household finances, one piece of advice we can give is:  Answer the phone!  If you are serious about getting out of debt, you need to deal with the problems you have gotten yourself into head on. When I think about the stream of emotions that I used to deal with when I had debt problems, I think I honestly had myself convinced that if I didn't answer the phone, the debt really didn't exist.  I had myself convinced that if I didn't … [Read more...]

Effectively Using Cash in your Household's Budget


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  You have to use cash.  It's that simple.  Studies have shown time and time again that it doesn't "hurt" to write a check or slide a card.  By using cash in your household budget, you force yourself to be even more frugal than you already are.  In addition to using cash, you need to have a way to keep it organized and track your spending.  This quick, no frills video will show you an awesome way to accomplish those financial goals without having to spend a penny out of your pocket. … [Read more...]

How do I Start a Budget?


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Starting a budget for your household can be exciting, fun, stressful, strained and eye-opening all at once!  If you have never used a budget in your household, this article will give you some good information that will help you get on your way!  The following steps are crucial to your success if you are going to start a formal budget in your household. Enlist the support of your spouse/significant other.   If you don't have the support of your mate, this is going to exponentially more … [Read more...]