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Financial Organization

Budgeting and financial organization are so important but harder than ever.

You would think that having everything online would make things easier.

But without a system to keep track of your money, your record keeping can spiral out of hand.

Getting paperless statements means that important bills and documents can get lost in your email.

It’s a classic “out of sight out of mind” situation – which means that instead of being more in control of your finances, you are actually missing deadlines and spending more time looking for the information that you need.

If you don’t feel like you have your finances in order, maybe these tips for managing your money (and making money, too) can help.

 

How to Create a Household Budget Planner That Works for You

One of the things that I have always struggled with is creating a budget planner for my household finances. I have tried so many different binders, notebooks, and systems. But nothing stuck and I would always end up starting over back at the drawing board. Well, this year I tried something new and so far …

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How to Control Your Monthly Subscription Costs

I have a love/hate relationship with monthly subscriptions for products and services. They are so convenient.  Until they aren’t. The new business model for many services that we use is a recurring monthly charge. Signing up is usually a no brainer because it’s “only” $1 or $5 or $10 per month. By itself, the price …

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Can You Make Money With Opinion Outpost Online Surveys?

Recently I have seen a lot of posts saying that you can make money with Opinion Outpost online surveys. Since I am always looking for ways to make money online – surveys seemed like an easy thing to do in your spare time. So, took Opinion Outpost for a test drive and this is my two cents. …

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How to Teach Your Child Good Spending Habits

Teaching good spending habits to our children is something that most parents struggle with. Today’s guest post by Raj from SmileTutor offers up some great tips that we can use to teach the principles of budgeting and finance to even the youngest kids. Unfortunately, the majority of new parents cannot pass a small financial knowledge …

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5 401k Mistakes You Could Be Making Right Now

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Linqia. Saving for retirement is something that we all have to do. It’s a fact of life. Thankfully, many employers offer a 401k plan to their employees as a benefit. However, the buck usually stops there. It is all too common for employees to put money into their 401k …

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Use Track My Subs to Control Your Monthly Subscription Costs

What is Track My Subs and why am I telling you about this? The Short Version Track My Subs is an awesome new service that will help you manage those recurring fees that you fork out every single month. Want to Know A Bit More? Well, let’s start with this … Do you pay monthly …

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The Help You Need to Navigate Your Finances and Pay Back Student Loan Debt

In today’s guest post, millennial blogger David Chen shares his advice on student loan debt and navigating the world of personal finance. Why I Decided to Start Blogging – Tales from a Millennial Blogger Blogging for me is fun and I find it easy to do because I like to write and I like to …

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Is Your Life Organized Enough – In Case Something Happens To You?

Take a look around you. Is your life organized? Is it organized enough, in case something happens to you? Here are some things to think about in the event that your loved ones have to pick up where you left off. If something were to happen to you tomorrow, what would you be leaving behind? …

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