50/30/20 Budget Template: A Simple Budget Rule to Start a Budget

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Are you ready for a simple budget that you can start today? It’s actually one of the most common and easiest budgeting methods out there. Starting a budget can feel OVERWHELMING! I want to save you time researching to find the PERFECT budget template by telling you about the easiest budgeting method for beginners. Also, […]

How Does the 70 20 10 Budget Rule Work?

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You’re ready to start a budget but you’re looking for the right budget FOR YOU. It’s really easy to get caught up in finding the “perfect” budget. But honestly, the perfect budget is one that’s rigid enough to have a structure, but flexible enough to fit your ever changing financial situation. A couple pretty popular […]

Recovering From Financial Mistakes: 5 Money Lessons From Schitt’s Creek

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“My car is worth less than your pants”. – Stevie Budd Schitt’s Creek is full of unbelievable one-liners.  “Ew, David!” pretty much tops the list. But it’s also full of great money lessons and a beautiful story about the Rose family recovering from financial mistakes.  In the award-winning show Schitt’s Creek, the insanely-rich Rose family sees […]

How to Review a Budget: Annual Budget Review 2021

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Did you reach any of your money goals in 2021? The new year is a great time to reflect on your goals and set new goals for 2022.  But reflecting on your 2021 money goals is hard without an annual budget template.  Our annual budget template helps me track all of our spending for the […]

6 Cheap Travel Tips to Save Money on Vacation

Ready for a vacation? Planning a vacation that’s not a budget buster (but also not a no-fun, do-nothing waste of time) can be a challenge.  Whether you were traveling by road or air in 2020, you were treated to a number of discounts on everything from gasoline to lodging to airfare.  Now, prices are soaring […]

Digital Cash Envelopes: How to Save Money with Qube Money

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Want to save money, but cash envelopes aren’t working? What if you could save money without using the traditional cash envelope system. Maybe you’ve heard people raving about how much money you can save with cash envelopes. I first heard about them from the Dave Ramsey blog back in 2013. But… carrying around cash is […]

4 Reasons Why We Switched to an Online Savings Account

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Are you missing out on free money? Maybe. But that doesn’t mean you can’t start earning more money this month.  By making one simple switch, we’ve made an extra $45.12 in free money this year. I know it doesn’t sound like much, but it’s a lot more than we would’ve earned if we didn’t switch […]

I Ditched My Car Payment and Here’s Why

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Are you wasting $300-500 every month? What if… Instead of wasting $300 a month, you could save it or spend it on things you ACTUALLY care about? A family vacation Paying off debt Home improvement projects Creating an emergency fund So what is causing you to waste $300-500 a month? Your car payment. The average […]