Personal Finance Basics

I have received a number of emails from people looking for basic information about personal finance. This page will be dedicated to providing “personal finance basics”, so I recommend bookmarking it as I will update it as more information as it is created.


How to Create a Budget That Works – Learn how to create a budget from scratch by using the forms that I have created that are super easy to use.

How to Create a Budget in 10 Minutes or Less – A video on how to create a budget using the Starter Budget form in less than 10 minutes.

Emergency Fund

The Purpose of an Emergency Fund – Learn what an emergency fund is and why it is important.

Making Money

10 Ways to Earn Extra Cash – Need some extra money each month to acheive your financial goals? That is exactly what you will learn from this article.

Paying Bills

How to Write a Check – Although checks are being used less, it is still necessary to write one every now and then. This post is a tutorial to help you fill a check out correctly.

Paying Off Debt

How to Get Out of Debt Fast – Since my wife and I paid off $52,000 in 18 months, I decided to create this post to teach you how to get out of debt in a short period of time.

Debt Success Stories – Here we feature people who have paid off enormous amounts of debt and how they were able to do it.

Saving Money

10 Ways to Trim Your Budget – Reducing your expenses can be one of the most important steps to getting your finances in order. Here is a list of 10 ways to get those expenses lower.

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