Sunday, March 20, 2011

Meal Planning for Savings

Man it feels good to enjoy my weekend without spending all day in the grocery store.  Better yet, it feels good to have spent 3 weekends without having to haul in bags and bags of grocery.

A few weeks ago, an impromptu money conversation with the boyfriend turned into a commitment to seriously decrease our food costs.  We started planning our meals in advance and are trying to eat what we already have in the freezer and pantry instead of doing more shopping.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Spring Forward: Bouncing Back from Money Mishaps

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. -Carl Bard

Whether you are just starting out on your financial journey or trying to get back on track after a setback, this "money stuff" can seem a little overwhelming. We all have felt this way at some point, but instead of letting our money get the best of us, let's resolve to Spring Forward from our setbacks this year.  Here are some ways to bounce back after some common money mishaps:

Friday, March 4, 2011

Spring Cleaning: Getting Rid of Little Financial Roadblocks

Some of the clutter and distractions in your life may be impacting your finances in ways you don’t even realize.  Here are some tips to keep those little road blocks in check:

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Spring Into Action Series

Warm weather, sunny days, bright colors…I’m officially ready for Spring.  In my city the temperature reached 80 degrees twice last week so it’s clear that my favorite time of year is approaching!  To welcome this new season, I’m featuring a series of posts influenced by the Spring.  Spring is thought of as the season of new beginnings and growth, so it’s the perfect time to start your managing your money or renew your commitment to making your money grow.  Be on the lookout for several posts over the next few weeks to help you “Spring” into action!