Financial Cents: Posts About Budgeting

What is the Envelope Budget, and How Can it Help You Save Money?

Having trouble keeping track of your money? Well, the envelope budgeting method uses some old-fashioned techniques to help you stay the course.

Posted on: January 25, 2019


How to Budget When You Have Irregular Income

Budgeting is difficult enough when you have the same income every month, but folks with irregular or seasonal income might as well be budgeting on hard mode.

Posted on: January 24, 2019


Want to Pay Off Your Debt? Try Building a Better Budget!

If you try and pay down your debt without a strict budget, you'll have a really hard time coming up with the extra money—even if you're working a second job.

Posted on: January 11, 2019


New Year, New Budget: 7 Tips to Help You Budget Better This Year

Your promise to lose 20 lbs might not last through Valentine's Day, but these expert tips can help turn your budgeting resolutions into a year-round affair.

Posted on: January 10, 2019


8 Good Habits to Get Your Finances—and Your Life—on Track

The better your money habits, the better equipped you are to achieve financial success (or at least financial stability) in the long-term.

Posted on: January 03, 2019


Your Utilities Were Cut Off … Now What?

Unless it happened totally by accident, having your utilities cut off is probably a symptom of larger issues with how you manage your money.

Posted on: December 27, 2018


How to Throw a New Year’s Party on the Cheap

Want to ring in the new year right? Try hosting a fun, inexpensive New Year’s party that’ll make both your friends and your budget sing “Auld Lang Syne.” (And no, we’re not sure what that song’s about either.)

Posted on: December 26, 2018


A Beginner’s Guide to Budgeting

Starting a budget is going to require some work, but that doesn't mean it has to be scary! Here are some expert tips to help you break the seal.

Posted on: December 14, 2018


The Broke Person’s Guide to Christmas

Christmas has a tendency to drive us all a little money crazy. If you're someone on a tight budget, here's what you can to make sure the season stays a merry one.

Posted on: November 29, 2018


How to Spend Money Responsibly This Holiday Season

Don't let what you "must" spend determine what you actually spend. Doing so will pretty much guarantee you overshoot your budget.

Posted on: November 19, 2018