Spring has sprung! The month of May is full of picnics, celebrations and lazy days on the back porch. But with so much going on, it’s easy to get overexcited and overextend your bank account. Cure that spring-spending fever as you create your budget before May even gets here. To give you a head start, we’ve listed 10 spring expenses for you to keep in mind:
How many personality profiles have you taken over the years? Between Myers Briggs, Enneagram and The 5 Love Languages, you probably know yourself pretty well.
But what about your budgeting personality? Did you even know you had one?
Learn all about it with our fun, 11-question quiz, adapted from Financial Peace University. When you discover your inner budgeter, you discover how to make a better budget. Oh, and did we mention it’s fun?
You’re torn. You’d love to start building up your Christmas fund, paying down debt, or saving for an anniversary trip, but your budget’s already jam-packed.
You don’t want to commit to another full-time job to pump up your income. After all, your free time is precious to you.
But what if you didn’t have to overwork yourself to meet your budgeting goals? What if you didn’t even have to get a traditional second job? Here are six smart ways to make extra money without sacrificing all your down time.
Just imagine how powerful your budget would be with a $300 boost each month. You could accomplish some big money goals. Here are just a few possibilities:
You’re not splurging on weekly facials or flashy diamonds. But if you’re like many Americans, your routine could be costing you more than $4,000 a year!
That’s a cruise to Hawaii!
Instead of letting small indulgences steal your cash, reevaluate your spending in these four everyday areas. After all, wouldn’t that cruise be nice?
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