How to Budget Around Christmas

December 15, 2017 Amber Birks 0

Christmas is a beautiful time of year. The colors, the carols, the decorations, the food and the presents have all been a part of Christmas for decades. But amidst all of the cheer and festivities, […]


Budgeting with the envelope system

September 21, 2017 FinancePrimate 0

I often read articles from financial gurus, such as Gail Vaz Oxlade, Dave Ramsey, and various others, who endorse budgeting by using the envelope system. For the most part, the envelope system involves using only […]


How to Survive on One Income

September 14, 2015 Amber Birks 0

When a couple are used to relying one two incomes to stay afloat, it can be frightening to have to get by on just one income. Circumstances can change overnight, disturbing a family’s sense of […]


I Hate Budgeting

August 30, 2015 Amber Birks 0

Preparing a personal budget is never a fun task. Let’s face it—we don’t like for anyone, including ourselves to come between us and what we want to buy. If you hate budgeting, then you are […]


Saving on Your Electric Bill

August 27, 2015 Amber Birks 0

In this economy, money that isn’t nailed down needs to be saved and budgeted. It’s the best way to keep your finances afloat. So, to continue our efforts to keep your and your family’s economic […]


Where Did All Our Money Go?

May 26, 2015 Amber Birks 0

When it’s payday time and we realize that we don’t have enough money to pay for our expenses, we normally blame the rising prices of commodities and the monthly income that we think are not […]