Back on Day 12 of 31 Days to a Better Bank Balance we categorized our spending into three categories: needs, wants, and high-priority wants as a step toward getting off the debt merry-go-round. We then prioritized those items into order of importance (based on what’s important in our own individual situations.) » Read more
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To go along with the food theme this week, Day 22 of 31 Days to a Better Bank Balance will use meal planning as an example. However, keep in mind that planning ahead on anything usually saves money. So the challenge for today is to plan out at least one week’s worth of meals.
There are basically 4 steps to meal planning: » Read more
For Day 20 of 31 Days to a Better Bank Balance, it’s time to listen to a little bit of short-but-infinitely-wise advice from a short-but-infinitely-wise little guy: Yoda.
Yoda says, “Do, or do not. There is no try.”
You see, quite a few folks have expressed an interest in spending less on food, which happens to be one of the most controllable spending categories. Unless you’re on a special diet for medical reasons, you can pretty much control all of your food choices. Really, you can. » Read more