All articles tagged: “Budgeting”

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Cash Envelope System: How to Budget & Take Control of Your Finances

How the Cash Envelope System Works

Credit cards, debit cards, and electronic payments are safe and convenient tools, but when you make transactions with them, you can lose touch... read more »

Erica Sandberg

By: Erica Sandberg • 1/4/23

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USAFacts Highlights the Impact of Rising Child Care Costs on Low-Income Families in America

USAFacts Highlights Rising Child Care Costs in the U.S.

Middle-to-low income families are being priced out of child care. Child care is deemed affordable if it costs no more than 7% of a... read more »

Brandon Rossman

By: Brandon Rossman • 4/27/22

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Inspired Budget Offers Advice to Help Women and Couples Manage Money and Become Debt Free

Inspired Budget: Financial Advice to Help Women Reduce Debt

Marriage is a team effort, and part of the process is learning how to manage money together. That may involve paying down consumer... read more »

Jon McDonald

By: Jon McDonald • 9/28/21

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How the Emma App Helps Users with Budgeting, Saving Money, and Avoiding Debt

Emma: A Budgeting App that Helps Users Avoid Debt

Consumers who are living paycheck to paycheck or struggling with debt can use the Emma App to help get their finances in order.... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 6/17/21

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How the Realworld App Sets Young Adults Up for Success in Managing Finances and Avoiding Debt

The Realworld App Educates Young Adults on Avoiding Debt

The journey into adulthood can be daunting. Young people are often faced with making decisions about their finances and their... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 5/26/21

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Budget Bytes Helps Home Cooks Have Healthy Dinners Without Going Into Debt

Budget Bytes: Eating Healthy at Home While Avoiding Debt

People operating on tight budgets — whether they’re climbing out of debt or saving for a vacation — may not look to their grocery... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 5/26/21

Guide

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5 Steps For Making a Budget You Will Actually Stick To

5 Steps for Making a Budget You Can Stick to

Budgeting is one of the first and most crucial steps toward getting your financial life in order. Yet, only 41% of Americans use a budget.... read more »

Andrea Woroch

By: Andrea Woroch • 1/20/20

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The BudgetTracker Web App Provides Consumers with Versatile and Secure Tools that Encourage Better Money Management

BudgetTracker: Versatile, Secure Money Management Tools

Budgeting is the foundation of responsible money management, but many Americans still struggle with it. The BudgetTracker web app... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/29/19

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Cleo: How the Virtual Assistant Integrates with Your Accounts and Provides Real-Time Financial Insights Through Fun Interactions

Cleo: A Virtual Assistant for Financial Insights

Even with smartphones and online banking, managing finances can still be a challenge. But, Cleo — an AI-based chatbot — is helping... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/20/19

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5 Best Budgeting Apps to Manage Your Finances in 2024

5 Best Budgeting Apps for Managing Your Finances

Stressed about money? You’re not alone. A recent survey from Varo Money found that a whopping 85% of people said they sometimes feel anxious when... read more »

Andrea Woroch

By: Andrea Woroch • 11/26/18

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Debt Discipline Blog: Tips for Household Budgeting from A Family That Overcame $100k of Debt

Debt Discipline Blog: Tips for Household Budgeting

When Brian Brandow realized his family was more than $100,000 in debt, he turned to financial bloggers and experts like Dave... read more »

Lauren Keys

By: Lauren Keys • 6/28/16

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Based on 4 Simple Rules, YNAB™ Software Helps You Take Control of Your Finances

YNAB™ Software Helps You Take Control of Your Finances

Does it make sense for a budget to stay the same without any flexibility from month to month? It’s easy to overspend for the month... read more »

Lauren Keys

By: Lauren Keys • 6/15/16

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3 Ways to Manage Your Money (The Right Way)

3 Ways to Manage Your Money (The Right Way)

When you find yourself overwhelmed by bills, debt or financial stress, the answer isn’t more spending, opening an additional line of credit or... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 10/2/14

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Buddi Personal Budget Software Simplifies Money Management

Buddi Personal Budget Software Simplifies Money Management

The Buddi money management program makes it easy to track your expenses, plan budgets for the future and create colorful reports... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 9/22/14

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Take Control of Your Finances with the Moneydance Program

Take Control of Your Finances with the Moneydance Program

Moneydance is an easy-to-use program that helps anyone get a complete picture of their personal finances. Available on any... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 9/15/14

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60% of Americans Don’t Have a Personal Finance Budget

60% of Americans Don’t Have a Personal Finance Budget

A study by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling finds when it comes to personal finance and money management skills, many Americans... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 9/8/14

Guide

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Earn a Big Bonus? 5 Ways Not to Blow It

Earn a Big Bonus? 5 Ways Not to Blow It

Americans work harder than ever to provide for their families and work toward their piece of the American dream. Some of us are rewarded for our... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 5/13/14

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7 Budgeting Tips Inspired by Bananas

7 Budgeting Tips Inspired by Bananas

Nature has an interesting way of teaching and inspiring, which can often apply to our finances. Consider how bananas could teach us how to expand... read more »

Judy Lawrence

By: Judy Lawrence • 5/13/14

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Pew: Consumers Use Prepaid Credit Cards as Budgeting Technique

Pew: Consumers Use Prepaid Credit Cards as Budgeting Technique

Recent growth in the use of prepaid credit cards may be fueled by consumers looking to change bad spending habits. At least that’s the conclusion... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 4/14/14

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Credit Busters: Irregular Expenses

Credit Busters: Irregular Expenses

Just as you think you’ve gotten a handle on your budget, something you failed to account for pops up and busts your balanced plan. These budget... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 2/27/14

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10 Best Blogs for Budgeting Brides

10 Best Blogs for Budgeting Brides

That special day shouldn’t mean going into debt for years to come. Our 10 Best Blogs for Budgeting Brides were selected for the strength of their... read more »

Toby Bower

By: Toby Bower • 2/12/14

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10 Best Blogs for Traveling on a Budget

10 Best Blogs for Traveling on a Budget

Taking a thrifty holiday doesn’t mean you have to limit yourself to sun bathing in your backyard. Our 10 Best Blogs for Traveling on a Budget... read more »

Toby Bower

By: Toby Bower • 2/5/14

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Having Trouble Sticking to Your Budget?

Having Trouble Sticking to Your Budget?

Creating and sticking to a budget is one of the best ways to take control over your financial life. In fact, having a budget is really the only... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 1/18/14

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6 Steps to Easy Budgeting

6 Steps to Easy Budgeting

One of the truly crucial steps in getting your finances and spending under control is to create a budget. It is the framework upon which a strong... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 12/13/13

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How to Have a Budget-Friendly Thanksgiving

How to Have a Budget-Friendly Thanksgiving

It is that time of year again. Thanksgiving is fast approaching and we are all planning our big family feast. Around our house, that means the... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 11/15/13