24 Feb 2015

Things I learned from changing jobs

Changing Jobs Almost a year ago I went through the process of changing jobs.  In that change, I left a nationally known company where I had worked for eight years for a company I had never heard of until
17 Feb 2015

Making the switch to Ting

Why we chose Ting Part of our new year budget project was to do some maintenance on some of our bills and see if we could save money anywhere.  I have been with Sprint mobile for 15
10 Feb 2015

What do I do when I have a church money disagreement?

Unless you are one of those dictator Pastors who always does what they want regardless of wise council or you don’t bother to pay attention, eventually you are going to disagree with something your church is doing
3 Feb 2015

New Year Budget Recap

You have determined your goals. You have Tracked your Spending. Determined how to actually make payments on your debt and pay it off. NOW WHAT? This part sucks.  While it is definitely not a set it and
27 Jan 2015

Revisit your Budget

Revisit your Budget Budgets are living, breathing, documents.  They will need to change as your lifestyle changes.  These changes need to be done intentionally and not accidentally.  How do you do this with your budget? Pay attention
20 Jan 2015

Create your debt snowball

Create your debt snowball Now that you have created a little wiggle room in your budget you can start making a move to get your debt paid off.  We are going to use a popular method among
15 Jan 2015

Create Wiggle Room in your Budget

Creating wiggle room in your budget. So you have just created your budget and you now you want to get started in paying off your debt, but you don’t think you have enough extra money to really
13 Jan 2015

Create a budget

A budget sounds scary (or boring), but it is just a tool used for making decisions on how to spend your money when your emotions are not running crazy. It is like a map on your journey
8 Jan 2015

Gather your debt records

Your third step in the process is to gather your debt records. Student loans, credit card statements, car loan statement. Statements from all the debts you carry. Putting all of this information in one place can be
6 Jan 2015

Track your Spending

Track your spending This is part two in a series on how to arrange your finances.  If you haven’t already read part 1 to get off on the right track. When you track your spending it will