I was chatting with a friend the other day, and her sister messaged her on Skype. Her sister was curious as to about how much she should be spending on common household expenses. Well, I was also curious and decided to hit the books to see what good rules of thumb are. According to the Motley Fool, you might consider the following very rough guidelines: Housing and … [Read more...] about How Much Should You Budget?
Okay, so this is Thanksgiving week in the United States. I wanted to share the best stuff I've found on saving money for the holiday. The best example of a frugal thanksgiving I've seen is by this guy Jeffrey over at Grocery Coupon Guide - he basically tested himself by seeing if he could complete a $1 Thanksgiving Meal Challenge - essentially by buying enough food for a … [Read more...] about The $1 Thanksgiving Meal Challenge
Good morning Dinks. As you know I have had my share of money problems in the past. I lived on credit cards, I spent more than I could afford to pay off each month (as well as years later) and I continued to apply for credit when I maxed out my existing cards. I think we can all agree that these are extremely bad money habits. How do you break your bad habits? We were … [Read more...] about Old money habits die hard