How to Win With Money in 7 Baby Steps

How to Win With Money in 7 Baby Steps

Step one: Never spend money again. Boom. Done.

Just kidding!

Lucky for you, that’s not the direction of this article. We can show you how to get ahead with your money in just 7 Baby Steps using a plan by money expert Dave Ramsey. So grab an extra pair of socks, friends, because we’re about to knock. Yours. Off.

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Mother and daughter sitting outside

Budget-Friendly Fun (Yes, It’s a Real Thing)

Whether you’re working on a big savings goal or just trying to cut down on your expenses, you’ve probably felt that budgeting belt growing tight. We’re proud of you for getting serious about your finances—but you can stick to your budget and still have fun. After all, fun isn’t a four-letter word. Debt is.

As a starting point, we want to give you a big list of inexpensive adventures to enjoy alone, as a couple, with friends, or as a family. Get ready to stretch your entertainment budget line, because we’re about to have some seriously budget-friendly fun.

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8 Most Commonly Missed Expenses for July

8 Most Commonly Missed Expenses for July

With fireworks inevitably starting a week early at a neighbor’s house near you, July is bound to get the welcome it deserves.

We’re talking about the month packed with patriotic parties, cookouts, and weekends at the lake. With so much fun going on, it’s easy for certain events—and the costs that go with them—to sneak up on you. Not on our watch!

Here are some expenses to consider when creating your budget this month:

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5 Budgeting Myths You May Be Telling Yourself

5 Budgeting Myths You May Be Telling Yourself

Have you ever felt like you’re too old or too young or just too plain tired and busy to try something new? Then, once you actually gave it a whirl, you realized how much you enjoyed it?

If so, you’re not alone. We tend to easily buy into lies—ahem, excuses—when we’re scared to try something for the first time.

Budgeting is no exception. Too many people are scared to budget, even though they’ve never really given it a chance. So if you’ve been telling yourself one (or all) of these budgeting myths, we’re here to set the record straight.

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