50% of Americans Do This With Their Money and It’s Not Good for You

50% of Americans Do This With Their Money and It’s Not Good for You

Half of Americans are worried about money. Our top fears, according to a recent Gallup poll, are retirement, paying for medical events, and keeping up our standard of living.

It’s the element of the unknown that freaks us out. So let’s get to know our money!

When you make a budget, you know exactly how much you have to save, spend and give each month. It allows you to look your fears in the face and laugh at them like an over-caffeinated Mad Hatter.

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How Routines Eliminate Chaos and Help You Save Money

How Routines Eliminate Chaos and Help You Save Money

Is this shirt clean? Where’s the coffee scoop? What should I pack for lunch? Do I need to stop and get gas before work? Did someone feed the dog?

Mornings! So little time, so much to do.

If you’re making a million decisions before you leave the house, you may be setting yourself up for a day of overspending. Why? It’s called decision fatigue. And it happens when you run around your house, making choice after choice until your head spins.

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Everydollar Celebrates One Million Budgeters

Tips to Save Money

This is the year you start saving more. Seriously. You even put it in writing!

One little problem: You're a spender. And it's always been a struggle for you to say no to current purchases and yes to future savings.

You’d rather have fun with your money now. That’s just how you’re wired.

Here’s why that’s actually not a problem: Spending and saving aren’t mutually exclusive. You can make a solid budget that allows you to do both! Simply start with your priorities, make a plan, and track as you go.

Try it for yourself and watch your goals happen this year!

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Spend More Money on What You Actually Want

Spend More Money on What You Actually Want

Americans aren’t spending money on what we want, according to a recent Gallup poll.

Instead, we’re paying more and more for things like groceries, utilities and healthcare and less on fun stuff like travel and eating out. Bummer.

While you can’t control the fluctuating costs of health insurance or natural gas, you can figure out some smart alternatives for expensive budget items. Free up more money in these four areas of your life:

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