We are entering a new year and that might mean you have big plans for better money management in your future! If that’s the case and you have set up some serious financial goals, I have compiled a list of my best 38 money management posts that you have got to read for 2019! They range from savings, shopping, investing, debt payoff and other frugal living tips! This way you can find what you need and hopefully get your hands on some money information that helps you get started setting your goals!
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12 Ways to Save Over $1,000 for Your Emergency Fund
Dave Ramsey recommends having a $1,000 savings at your disposal before you begin your debt payoff. If you are totally unsure of how to get stared, this post is a must read. There are 12 practical tips on how to help you start building your emergency fund right away.
The Best Savings Accounts to Earn Money and Save Big
So many people might have a savings account, but they are not making nearly as much money on it as they could be! If you think you could be earning a higher interest rate on your savings account, this post is one you don’t want to miss!
10 Best Money and Rebate Apps for Your Smart Phone
Money apps can save you so much money! Maybe you haven’t tried them, maybe you have, either way this post is worth a read. You may just find something that can benefit you big time and you had no idea it even existed!
6 Healthy Food Shopping Tips to Feed a Family of 5 on a $100 Budget
Yes, our family of 5 averages a $100 per week food budget and we are awesome at sticking to it! Having $100 may not seem to tough until you consider the fact that 90% of our diets are extremely healthy and organic foods. This post has all of my tips and recommendations on how you can start eating healthier for less money.
How I Make Money at Target Every Time I Shop
Simple Investment Plan to Turn $50 into $150,000
Investing was always something that terrified me. I had no idea how to get started, who I needed to contact, how much I needed to start with. Any single question you can think of, I had it. Then I discovered this super easy way to start investing…and it really works!
Save Over $10,000 This Year with These 7 Small Changes
There are little things that you could be doing that could be saving you some serious amounts of cash. Check out this list to see what you might be missing out on.
8 Stress Free Ways to Pay for a Night Out Without Working More
As a decade long stay at home mom, I am a firm believer in making time (and money) for a night out. If the idea of working more might stress you out big time then you’ll be happy to know this post has nothing to do with any of that!
15 Ways to Reduce Your Monthly Bills Without Trying
To save money throughout the year, one of the smartest things you can do is start by looking at what you could be saving each month. This post has 15 easy things you can do that can greatly reduce the cost of your monthly bills.
10 Changes you Can Make to Create a More Frugal and Sustainable Kitchen
If you love being in the kitchen like I do, this post is exactly what you need to get some ideas on how to still have a fully functioning kitchen while remaining frugal and environmentally friendly.
How to Get Additional Financial Assistance on Top of Your Pet Insurance
Pet insurance is awesome to have and can end up saving you a ton of money if one of your furry friends requires any major procedures. Unfortunately, there are a lot of costs that are not covered by insurance. This company will help you pick up the slack!
How to Start a Home Gym for Less Than the Cost of a One Month Membership
Gym memberships are expensive and for some people, that high cost is just not realistic for their long term goals. Does that mean you shouldn’t workout? Absolutely not. This post gives you some practical ideas on how to start your own modest home gym for the same cost as the average one month gym membership.
Train at Home or at the Gym Without the High Cost of Personal Trainers
There is an awesome fitness app that will guide you through marathon training, yoga, meditation, ab workouts and so much more. If you could really benefit from a little fitness guidance, then you’ll definitely want to check out what this post has to offer.
19 Rich People Who Choose to Live with Less
Why not get a little inspiration from some of the wealthiest frugal people around? Yes, even celebrities and billionaires are choosing the simple life. See who.
Top 10 Ways You Can Act Like a Billionaire That Will Change Your Life
Again,with this theme. It seems pretty simple really, if you want to start making more money then maybe you should be learning from people who have more money than you! The crazy part is, billionaires have a ton of practical advice to help you survive and thrive especially if you are running your own business.
87 Extreme Cheapskate Money Hacks That Are Pretty Normal
Do you ever watch Extreme Cheapskates and wonder why in the world anyone would care that much about saving a dollar? Well, the truth is, a lot of times there are some smart financial tips that you could totally be taking advantage of! This post is all about those tips.
Sinking Funds for Beginner Budgets and Debt Payoff
The day I learned about Sinking Funds was probably the day my budget changed forever. This method of saving money each month is absolutely genius and can help prevent major money stressors down the road.
35 Budget Friendly Beauty Hacks to Live By While You Pay off Debt
I am by no means a beauty blogger, but a girl has gotta pamper herself sometimes, right? These 35 budget friendly beauty hacks are super helpful when money is tight.
What to do When Budgeting Goes Wrong
Sometimes a budget fails. Don’t worry, this doesn’t mean you should give up. This post is filled with practical advice that is designed to help you get right back up and keep on budgeting.
38 Things You Might Not Be Budgeting for But Should Be
When I first started budgeting there were so many things I was leaving out each week! This post has 38 helpful ideas on what you might also be leaving out of your budget.
How to Discuss and Execute and Budget With Your Spouse
If you are married or in a serious relationship, you should be discussing money with your spouse. Money is going to be a huge topic in your lives together and it should be something you are comfortable discussing. If you’re not, this post is laid out to help you get started.
How to Have No Money at the End of the Month and Why That’s a Good thing
When the month is winding down, you shouldn’t have any money left in your checking account. I’m serious. See why.
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36 Ways to Have More Money This Year Without Working More
This is one of my top performing posts over the last year. What used to be 33 practical tips to having more money without working more has grown slightly into 36 ways to have more money!
14 Ways to Create Passive Income and Create Financial Stability
Passive income is essentially making money in your sleep. Doing the work once and getting paid over and over again. It is something everyone should have a few sources of. If you have no idea where to start with this, you’ll want to check out this post to make sure you’re not missing out on a great opportunity.
20 Awesome Jobs for College Students While You Earn Your Degree
There are some jobs that are better than others when it comes to the busy life of a college student. These jobs are higher paying and can help give you work experience while you finish your degree.
How to Start a Successful Dog Sitting Side Hustle to Earn Money in Your Spare Time
I am a dog sitter and I absolutely love it! Our family has been able to make a few extra hundred dollars per month just be spending time with some super snuggly pups! This post will tell you how you can get started and how you can be successful with it as soon as possible.
How to Successfully Start Hosting an Making Money with AirBNB
If you have ever wondered how much money you could be making by running your own AirBNB, this post has all the information you need. It also walks you through other successful hosts recommendations so you can make sure to be the best host right off the bat.
How We Paid off Over $1,200 of Debt in One Week
Debt payoff can be a struggle, but sometimes there are those really awesome weeks where you just knock it out of the park. This was one of those weeks for us and I want to share with you how we did it.
How We Paid Off $90,000 of Debt in 7 Years with the Debt Snowball
It is insane to imagine that we ever had $90,000 worth of debt! Ick. This post breaks down how we paid it off and how you can too.
How to Stay Motivated When Debt Payoff Gets Hard
Sticking to debt payoff is crazy tough and can get really stressful, so when you feel like giving up, give this post a read and get some ideas on how you can keep at it and not totally burn out.
The Brutal Truth About Debt Payoff After 3 Years of the Debt Snowball
Debt payoff gets hard, like I said. This post lays it all out for you without holding back just how stressful it can be.
Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps an How to Execute Them
If you have ever wondered what Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps are all about and how they work this post is one you won’t want to miss. Get the basic guidelines on how to payoff debt and see financial success in your life.
We Started Tithing During Debt Payoff and It Had Nothing to Do with the Church
This is a post that I think is just worth a quick read. Not many people discuss actually giving money away while they pay off debt. I wanted to share why it was beneficial for us and why it might be beneficial for you as well.
How to Pay Off $6,000 of Debt in 6 Months with the Debt Snowball
Another top read post of mine, this post breaks down the basics of the Debt Snowball, how you can be successful rather quickly and has a free printout for you to get started on your own.
Can I Afford to Get Out of Debt?
Some people are often unsure if they even have the means to dig themselves out of their major financial struggles. This post lays out how you can figure out your finances and get yourself out of debt.
Should I Be Saving Money or Paying Off Debt?
This was a major question I wanted someone to answer when I was trying to get started paying off debt and building a savings. Naturally, I wanted to answer it for anyone else who had the same question.
10 Steps to Stop using Credit Cards and Get Out of Debt
Credit cards and debit cards have a way of totally ransacking your finances. There are 10 super simple ways to stop using credit cards in order to help you improve your finances and ultimately get yourself out of debt.
The Benefits of Living on One Income While You Pay Off Debt
Yes, there are actually benefits to this!
Start setting your goals
Now that you have this full library of information, it’s time to get started setting your financial goals for the year! To help you do this, I have created a Fun Sized Budget Bundle that lays out how to pay off debt, build a simple budget and create sinking funds.