Posts Tagged “budget”
Recently my son turned one. And, while I absolutely know that there is no way he will ever remember it or really care, I decided that he needed to have a birthday party to celebrate this momentous occasion. It was only as I sat down with my husband to start making plans for this little [...]
Last summer I was waddling around, 8 months pregnant with a monster craving for my favorite Mexican joint. It was one of those crazy cravings like I could kill someone if I didn’t get it. So I huffed and puffed all the way down to this place only to find it was CLOSED!! OUT OF [...]
This is a guest post from Lisa @ Frugal Living Personal finance tools can help you take care of your present and future financial needs. But which tools do you need? Here are five of the best tools to consider when setting up a personal finance plan, with alternatives to help you choose the plan [...]
If you’re like me, you can sit down for hours at a time and enjoy looking over your budget. If you’re normal, you have neither the time nor the inclination to spend a perfectly good evening crunching numbers. I’m assuming that most people are ‘normal’ (at least in terms of budgeting) and for that reason, I have broken the process into seven, doable steps, so that by this time next week you will finally be on a budget.
The other day I had a good laugh when I came across this article from USA Today; the title reads: House approves $7 billion budget cut. In terms of the US budget, $7 billion just doesn’t seem newsworthy. This year the White House’s proposed outlays (spending) are $3,721 billion; cut $7 billion and you cut less than .2% of the total expenses. C’mon, laugh with me.