The Ultimate Guide For Beginner Budgeting From A to Z

FROM A TO Z YOUR MONEY MUST WORK FOR YOU   This beginner budgeting guide is meant for the person who hasn’t budgeted before or wants to learn more about various types of budgeting concepts and mistakes that could be made along the way. The importance of managing money and budgeting go hand-in-hand and if you want to create a results driven budget plan and are serious about your debt freedom you’ve come to the right place. We were and budgeting helped us go from renting a room in a basement to having a mortgage fully paid off before we turned 40. That was our goal. When I talk to budget first-timers they tell me that budget anxiety is one of the reasons they’ve stayed away from using a budget in the past. I hear ya, I get it and I don’t blame you because money IS a big deal. They were hesitant, worried and unsure of how to budget so they left their finances to the wind which eventually blew them away, literally. The good news is that if I just described you and you’re here, you’re well on your way to debt freedom. Taking the first steps are […]

What Is A Bare Bones Basic Budget? : May 2018 Budget Update

BUDGETING FOR THE FIRST TIME DOESN’T HAVE TO BE AGGRESSIVE WITH A BASIC BUDGET. LET ME SHOW YOU HOW EASY IT IS TO GET THE NUMBERS YOU NEED TO START SAVING AND PAYING DOWN DEBT TODAY.   Yes, yes, yes a basic budget is important and I will say it until I’m blue in the face. Don’t believe me? I don’t care because what you do with your money is your business and I can assure you that this blog is for the people who want money control and the weight of debt lifted from their shoulders so they can go on living life without financial burdens. It may sound unrealistic but if we don’t have anything to believe in then there’s no point budgeting in the first place or setting goals for that matter. If you already plan to fail then you’ve failed. If I  could go back 10 years now and tell myself that budgeting would allow us to live debt free in our 40’s including wiping out mortgage I might have laughed but certainly listened to what advice I had to give. My money mindset has changed today compared to then and it’s because I have experienced […]

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Checklist To Bullet-Proof Your 2018 Grocery Budget : The Grocery Game Challenge 2017 #3 Dec 18-24

FOOD IS ONE OF THE HARDEST OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES TO CONTROL ESPECIALLY IF YOU SHOP WITHOUT A PLAN   It’s budget time again, but how much is your monthly grocery bill going to cost you in the new year? Find out how to fine-tune your 2018 Grocery Budget and control food expenses to take a bit of the stress off your shoulders. Typical grocery costs per month will differ from person to person depending on many factors such as size of the family, income level, health and special diets and so on. Although our food budget for 2017 looks to be on track, it was no easy feat. Since beginning the keto diet after pregnancy Mrs. CBB and I have both made significant changes to the way we eat. We’ve learned so much the past 2 years of keto-living and healthy clean eating that we would like to pursue this again with our 2018 grocery budget. What does that mean for the CBB 2018 Grocery Budget? Ultimately it means our 2018 grocery budget will need to go up slightly even though we’d like to believe we can still make ends meet with our current budget of $265 each month. The little […]

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