My mom taught me many lessons about money that have served me well. I hope to do the same. Here are a few things I want my kids to know about money.
Becoming a parent has taught me many things, including how to deal with money. Here are five money lessons I’ve learned after becoming a parent.
Some married couples think keeping separate finances will stop money fights. We think the opposite. In fact, it may be a disaster waiting to happen.
If you believe everything you read online, saving money seems so simple! Yet, it isn’t necessarily as easy as it sounds. Sure, the steps are pretty straightforward: Start a budget Track your expenses Create an emergency fund Pay yourself first Cut your expenses Rinse and Repeat It all sounds so stinkin’ easy, right? Still, it […]
Huzzah! The Christmas season is finally over, and DAAAAYUUMMM am I glad. Now that we’ve finally dug ourselves out from the avalanche of new Frozen items, it is nice to sit back and reflect a little about this Christmas season. Along with spending quality family time with our kids, we also tried to use this […]
Whether it is soul-crushing debt or not having enough money to meet our needs, few things can stress us out quite like financial problems. If you are like many people, your issues do not stem from true poverty, but rather from bad financial habits that are so deeply ingrained you don’t even realize the full extent […]
After my vacation to Mexico last week and my complete budget breakdown, I’ve realized that it’s time to get serious again. It’s time to start watching pennies and nickels and sticking to my budget come hell or high water. Why? Because sticking to a budget is one of the best things we have ever learned […]
The following is a guest post from CollegeMom at ConsumerFu.com. If you are interested in guest posting at Club Thrifty, please see our guest posting guidelines. One of the biggest mistakes couples make is allowing love to render them financially stupid. We’re so afraid of hurt feelings, we fail to sit down and talk about […]
I have an announcement to make…and it’s a doozy. At the beginning of April, I quit my job. I walked away from my super stable and well-paid 9-5 job and leaped toward the unknown. I put in 2-weeks notice but agreed to work until the end of the month…and now it’s done! Why Did I […]
The following is a guest post from our good friend William Cowie of Bite the Bullet Investing. If you are interested in guest posting at Club Thrifty, please read our guest posting guidelines and give us a shout! A good friend and I ran into each other the other day in a parking lot: K: […]