This year we vowed to track our budget and post everything here so that we are being held even more accountable. I wasn’t sure how this month was going to go, primarily because of taxes. So now it is time to check out how we ultimately did with our April budget.
Saving money can be really hard sometimes, especially when you are trying to get out of debt. One of the biggest places that we spend our money is on groceries (which is not surprising with a family of 7). However, since the beginning of the year we have been working very diligently to cut our expenses to get closer to financial independence. One of the most difficult budget categories for us is groceries. But we have found a few ways to help us save a bundle on groceries, which has really helped!
Home warranties are considered a necessity for homeowners today. The costs of purchasing a home are exorbitant enough without having to worry about the replacement and repair costs of home systems and appliances. For many homeowners, it’s always a challenge to pick the right home warranty service, save money in the process, and not get taken for a ride. Brand name and reputation are key elements in the selection process. The credibility of a home warranty company is sacrosanct. Companies don’t get high ratings unless they perform to client expectations.
It is easier than ever to trade penny stocks. There are tons of brokers out there, 24 hour access to the markets, news and information and an online infrastructure that can keep you informed of your positions and investments on your mobile phone. But the question is, how safe it is trade penny stocks? How advanced do you need to be as a trader to make penny stock trading profitable.
DasCoin, the Currency of Trust and the store of value within Das ecosystem, aims to differentiate itself from other cryptocurrencies in the market such as Bitcoin. Its plan is likely to succeed because The Currency of Trust eliminates the previous disadvantages of many cryptocurrencies and further expands existing advantages. But what exactly are DasCoin’s advantages?
Let’s talk about money. If you’re like the average American, you probably don’t spend much time focusing on your finances.
To help you out, here are a couple of decisions you need to make about your money. None of these decisions are extremely difficult, and most of them can be done in a matter of hours.
I don’t know about you, but we are thrilled that Spring is almost here! But with the new season, comes Spring Break for our kids. Of course, they all want to know where we will be taking them. The kicker is that just because they have the week off, doesn’t mean that we do. Sadly, that is not always how “adult” life works. Even though we won’t be taking them anywhere for Spring Break, we still have some fun plans in store for them. The bonus is that these ideas won’t kill our budget either!
With the beginning of the New Year, comes the standard desire for change. At least for the majority of us. Well, we happen to be no different in that we know that we can do better. Therefore, when we had our end of the year budget meeting to go over all of the numbers, we decided to make a big change with our budget.
The biggest thing that most accountants and CPAs don’t realize before starting a business is that you have to have a clear and concise goal in mind, and the know-how to achieve that goal. Being a good accountant or CPA doesn’t mean a thing if you can’t tackle and conquer the business aspect of starting your own company. It can’t be reliant on skills or education alone.
We all want to start the New Year out right and change some things that aren’t working for us. For a lot of us, that means changing the way we eat and spend our money. So what if we tackle both of those topics in one fail swoop? Let’s dive into how to save money and eat right in the New Year to create some balance.