I have said time and time again, the key to financial success is understanding how you spend your money and using that knowledge to make wise choices. The only way to accomplish this is through budgeting! Figuring out how much you spend on food, entertainment, medical expenses, and even shoes can help you plan for the month ahead. But how do you do this? Where do you start? Right here, right now! I'm going to show you the right way to set a budget and how to crush it every month!
No matter how important it may be, I find that for most people, money is the last subject they want to talk about. We've all had financial issues, whether it was spending, debt, saving or budgeting. If you are struggling or just need a little money motivation, here are My Top 5 Personal Finance Posts to help you conquer your money problems.
Contribution By: Stacy Barbee
You can skip designer bags, do without designer shoes but, you can never go without groceries, even in your wildest dreams. We all know that cooking at home is far less expensive than eating out, but with rising food cost it's harder to stick to a budget. Groceries cost a family of 4 on average between $584 and $1156/month. While this is a very broad range, the fact remains that groceries can be quite expensive. Coupons help to save money, but they’re only to save you some on selected items. Here are 8 ways to save money grocery shopping to keep more cash in your pocket.