The True Costs of Owning a Home: It May Surprise You

The True Costs of Owning a Home: It May Surprise You

You’ve probably heard many people say “renting is just throwing money away” and buying a home is the better financial decision. That may be the conventional wisdom, but does that mean that it’s true? The problem with really common advice is that we often assume it’s correct, or absolute, without taking the time or making…

11 Budget Templates and Spreadsheets to Help Organize Your Finances

11 Budget Templates and Spreadsheets to Help Organize Your Finances

If you want to be in control of your money and make the most of what you have, maintaining a monthly budget is critical. The idea of creating and living by a budget may seem intimidating if you haven’t done it before, but it really doesn’t have to be that complicated. I have an article,…

90+ Budget Categories to Use with Your Own Personal or Family Budget

90+ Budget Categories to Use with Your Own Personal or Family Budget

Creating a budget is one of the first steps you should take for getting your finances in order. The process can seem overwhelming, but it isn’t difficult. One of the biggest challenges is knowing how to categorize your expenses to keep everything organized. In this article, you’ll find a list of more than 90 budget categories…