Simply put, a zero-based budget is when your income minus your expenses equals zero. This budget method gives every dollar a job, putting you in charge of your money instead of the other way around.
Money conversations can make people uncomfortable or even angry, so they just avoid the issue. Don’t let that be you! Family budget meetings are far too important. You can do this well. Here's how.
Retirement can seem like tomorrow’s problem. But that kind of thinking will leave you working hard for your money—for the rest of your life. Properly saving for retirement now gets you on the path to golden years of glory.
You can boost your investments and make retirement savings the priority it deserves to be. Just follow these nine tips.
Getting a root canal, going on a blind date, and asking for a raise. What do these three things have in common? They make the majority of us super uncomfortable. While this article isn’t going anywhere near those first two things, that last one—we can help you there!
We know you work hard for your money. And some days it feels like there’s not enough of it to go around. You think to yourself, If only I had a raise, I could save more money, pay off debt, start investing in my retirement, and (insert other money goal here). We get it.
So here’s info on how to get the raise you want, both by finding more money you already have and moving up at work.
Some of you reading this are number wizards—just seeing the word calculation thrills you. Some are in the middle. And for some of you, well . . . math brings back terrifying memories of test questions asking whether a square is also a rhombus, or the other way around.
No matter your love, neutrality, or hate of arithmetic, you probably wouldn’t mind if your budgeting tool made some of the math simpler and more automatic, right? You’re busy balancing life and busting down money goals. Let us do the heavy math-lifting.
Using EveryDollar gives you a streamlined budgeting process. This includes features that help with math, like the three we want to shout out here.