I really want you to realize that there is no such thing as normal! It's okay to ask someone else for a guideline, but there are 5 key factors that you have to take into consideration when establishing a grocery budget. In this article, I'll share with you what these 5 factors are + how to create your own "normal" grocery budget.
I remember a few years ago, back before this whole budgeting thing was a part of my life, I remember being completely lost financially.When you're a budgeting beginner you might not really know what to think...I used to be the same way! So, in this article I'm busting 4 common myths about budgeting that I used to think were true.
In my couponing journey, I have learned that this skill is not for the faint of heart. It is more than saving a few dollars off your grocery bill. It is a skill that must be studied and continuously improved over time. It involves strategy and will become like a game. In this article Kelsey shares everything you need to get started with couponing...the Free, Practically Free, + the Money Makers.
Our family's budgeting journey began like most people's...deep in depression + survival mode. As I nervously typed “budgeting help” into the Google search, I had no idea what I was getting my family into. When some guy named Dave Ramsey popped up, I grabbed the closest piece of paper and cautiously wrote down his baby steps. In this article I'll share how the Baby Steps helped us lay a foundation for our debt free journey.
Our food budget is usually one of the biggest sections of our budgets, especially if you have a lot of little mouths to feed. The good news is that our food budget is the most flexible area of our budget. How well we grocery shop is crucial to our food budget, and therefore crucial to our entire budget + ultimately our long terms goals for becoming debt free or saving money! In this article I'll share my 6 steps for grocery shopping smarter.