Financial Cents: Posts About Budgeting

Your Guide to Escaping a Debt Trap

Being deep in debt can feel like you're sinking in quicksand. But hope is not lost! Here are some tips to help you plan your debt trap escape.

Posted on: November 08, 2018


10 Good Money Habits to Make Your Friends Jealous

There are better reasons to save money than wanting to make your friends turn green with jealousy. But as motivating factors go, this one ain't half bad.

Posted on: November 05, 2018


The Broke Person’s Guide to Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving can feel like a time that you need to go all out, but don't let the "gobble gobble" of a pricey turkey dinner gobble up your savings!

Posted on: November 02, 2018


8 Financial Tips for Freelancers

Working freelance means being prepared to hustle for your next gig, save money to cover late payments, and maybe even becoming a corporation!

Posted on: October 23, 2018


How to Save Money When You’re Already on a Tight Budget

Saving money is hard. And finding ways to save when you're already operating on a tight budget is even harder. Here are some tips and strategies to help you out.

Posted on: October 05, 2018


Rocky Mountain High-Waisted Pants: What Are the Best States for Retirement?

There are great, affordable states to spend your retirement in beside Florida, you know. But if we're being perfectly honest, Florida is still one of the best.

Posted on: September 21, 2018


The (Comprehensive) Couple’s Guide To Budgeting

It takes two to tango—and it'll take both you and your partner communicating with each other to create (and stick to) a workable joint budget.

Posted on: August 31, 2018


How Much Money Do You Actually Need to Buy a House?

It might be less than you’d think!

Posted on: April 30, 2018


25 Little-Known Presidential Money Facts

Turns out that a number of famous U.S. Presidents weren't so great at managing their personal finances.

Posted on: February 19, 2018


From Budget to Baller: 6 Tips to Grow Your Money

Before you can start contributing to a 401k, you need to get your short-term finances together. That means making a budget and building an emergency fund.

Posted on: December 29, 2017