Today, I have a post from another blogger. Lately, we have been talking about cutting expenses almost as much as increasing income lately. Which side are you on? Increasing income or cutting expenses?
Do you suffer from what most Americans suffer from? Is it difficult for you to get ahead financially? Feeling overwhelmed by your constantly depleted piggy bank? My husband and I had the same conundrum!
I have some tips that have helped out our wallet immensely. We decided to utilize these seven tips to help cut back on expenses so we wouldn’t continue breaking the bank.
Get a budget and stick to it!
My husband was never a hard copy budget kind of guy. However, I am that kind of girl. I need to see tangibly where the money is going and what our goals are. I feel like many people need to see that….or else it doesn’t hit home.
You can constantly swipe, swipe, swipe and never feel the impact of those purchases. SO! What was our compromise? We found a website called Mint.com and it has totally changed the way we look at budgeting. Plus, it has an app so we can access it while we’re out. I always open it to double-check in case I have to put something back while shopping. It’ll keep you accountable—not only to yourself, but to one another! [Read more…]