Budget using the 50\20 Rule: 50% fixed living expenses, 20% financial goals, 30% lifestyle.
OK Damsels its time to get your finances in formation!!! Today we're going to tackle the number one reason why you ain't got no money in the bank ... Your S P E N D I N G ! Spending on small purchases has a tendency to have a snowball effect. At first its just $7.32 on … Continue reading Spending: Why You Should Sweat The Small Stuff
I was feeling like I may go into Financial Distress.YES! The Head Damsel in Distress has been feeling the heat! The same woman who wrote about Marrying Your Savings Plan, Getting Your Financial Life and Hiring Yourself stresses about having too much month at the end of the money. Since I believe in authenticity, I've comprised a list of things I've had to sacrafice in order to continue living comfortably. (Comfortably is a term used VERY loosely here. This SHIT SUCKS sometimes! Buts its a cost I must pay to be the boss & live out my dreams!)
Congratulations you made it to COMMITMENT DAY! "Commitment to what?" you ask. "OUR SAVINGS PLANS!" I answered cheerfully! I know, I know, I know, you've tried savings plans in the past that didn't work. Save a dollar per corresponding week for a year. Tried it & failed. Save every $5 bill you come across. Collected & … Continue reading Marry Your Savings Plan
Often I'm overwhelmed comparing student loan debt to income & faced with the horrifying fact that I will likely be paying Evil Aunt Sallie until I'm well over 50! For the past year I've been focusing on getting closer to the Land of the Debt Free.