Monthly Meal Planning [with FREE PDF Templates!]

Let’s just get right into it with this, I don’t want to waste your time babbling in an intro today. We’re talking about how I meal plan for a whole month. By planning an entire month of meals at a time, I save literally more than 50% on feeding my…

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The 60-20-20 Budget will teach you how to actually save money!

Have you heard people talking about the 60 20 20 budget lately? I definitely have! We’ve talked before about how my family uses a zero based budget. If you haven’t read that post, you can click here to check it out. But what if our zero based budget format isn’t…

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19 Things Frugal People DON’T Do

Saving money doesn’t have to come from huge sacrifices. You can make small, painless adjustments to your routine & save tons money! Do you wonder how frugal people do it? Here’s a list of things that frugal people don’t do!  Hit up Starbucks daily Your $5 latte costs them pennies…

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Sinking Funds: what they are, and why you need them!

What is a sinking fund? Put simply, a sinking fund is money set aside for a specific purpose. Having sinking funds keeps you from panicking when December rolls around and you realize you have about $3 to buy Christmas gifts for your whole family. (Anyone else? Just me? Moving on)…

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Our REAL Budget as a Single Income Family in 2018

I use a zero based budget to balance my family’s finances. I wrote an entire post here, teaching what a zero based budget is, and walking you through how to start one of your own. This budget (among other things) has made us able to survive as a single income…

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