How to Survive on Minimum Wage

How to Survive on Minimum Wage

In 2014, nearly 550,000 American adults who earn an hourly wage were paid America’s federal minimum wage of $7.25, according to this government report. Earning seven bucks an hour when you’re sixteen and living at home with mom and dad is one thing, but earning...
7 Common Budgeting Mistakes

7 Common Budgeting Mistakes

I used to be one of those people who was terrified of the dreaded “B” word: budget. After learning from the plethora of personal finance experts in the blogging world about a better way to budget, I realized that the reason budgeting scared me so much in...
The Challenge Everything Budget

The Challenge Everything Budget

Readers of personal finance blogs might be hearing about a new way of budgeting and saving money.  It’s called the Challenge Everything budget.  One of the pioneers of the Challenge Everything budget, Jay Money of Budgets Are Sexy, explains it like this:...
5 Easy Ways to Get Financially Fit Today

5 Easy Ways to Get Financially Fit Today

There is no reason to wait to get financially fit. You can start over right now with a clean slate and start moving forward. Here are five things that you can start doing to better your financial picture and start on a path toward achieving your financial goals. 1....