Posts Tagged ‘budgeting’

Treating yourself occasionally is one thing, but are you alarmed by how much you spend every time you shop? If you find yourself always spending a lot more than you originally meant to, just about every time you shop, you may be an impulse spender. Here are some tips for putting an end to that […]

Moving in with your significant other can be an exciting time, but it is also important to discuss the financial aspects of this huge decision. Before you actually move in together, it is important to have the following money talks in order to ensure you’re both on the same page and to avoid any unwanted […]

Although careless grocery store shopping can lead to excessive food spending, eating out is often the culprit. The following are some ways to reduce the amount of money you spend on your next meal out: Have lunch instead of dinner A lot of the same menu items that are offered during dinner hours might still […]

The cost of food is one thing that can quickly add up, and alarmingly so—especially if you have a large family. Recent statistics reveal that the average American family spends almost $8,000 annually on food, which includes grocery shopping, restaurant visits, fast food chains and take-out meals. However, most people spend much more than they […]

When it comes to your finances, you may be your own worst enemy. The following are some ways that you may be slowly sabotaging your finances without realizing it. Living beyond your means While it may be reasonable to splurge once in a while, it’s also important to be realistic about what you can afford. […]