I've always been a huge promoter of living a cash only lifestyle. But when I tell some people the best way to use money is to use only cash, they look at me like I have two heads! Fortunately though, using only cash, checks, and debit cards is becoming more…Continue
I realize the title 10 Reasons You Will Never Get out of Debt might sound a little harsh, but I wrote it that way for a reason. I’ve been teaching people how to manage their money better and get out of debt for over a decade now, and I’ve seen a pattern of behavior…Continue
Learning to stick to a budget can be a little hard at first. It’s not really something that comes naturally to most people. Struggling to maintain a budget for your money is actually pretty common when you’re just getting started. But when you know the…Continue
Added by Dr. Jason Cabler on April 21, 2016 at 10:26am — No Comments
This is the third post in the Living Paycheck to Paycheck on a High Income Series. In the first two posts, I showed you some of…Continue
Added by Dr. Jason Cabler on September 17, 2015 at 7:11am — No Comments
Every single week, I talk to a lot of people who have managed to find a variety of ways to screw up their finances. Now when I use the phrase “screw up their finances”, I mean that ownership of their financial problems rests squarely on their shoulders.
Added by Dr. Jason Cabler on August 13, 2015 at 7:10am — No Comments
One of the top things I teach here at CFF is the importance of budgeting. If you want to succeed financially, it’s absolutely essential that you have a solid plan for your money in the form of a budget. When you don’t, you usually end up like the majority of people who are living paycheck to paycheck and will never get ahead…Continue
I frequently get questions from my readers about how to resolve their various financial problems. The questions range from not being able to save enough, to tackling huge amounts of debt, to how to stop living paycheck to paycheck.
How to do a monthly budget together as a couple. Managing your money together as a couple is one of the most healthy things you can do for your relationship. Working a monthly budget together will bring both partners together and strengthen other, non-financial areas of your relationship. The communication, trust, and teamwork skills will transfer to all the other areas of your relationship.Continue
When know what we should do, but many times we put it off and fail to look to our future. There are simple steps to take to make sure that your family is protected now and in years to come. Read More Let us know how you are doing in these areas.
We are the proud parents of two teenage boys. As they get older, they learn more and more about money management. We are often asked when to start kids budgeting. Well, here is your answer. Let us know some of your experiences too. Read more
It seems that many families are trying to decide if they can afford to live as a one income family. To do this, they need a plan. Read More
Added by Kathryn Gerken on March 29, 2013 at 10:14am — No Comments
If we don't fail sometimes then we will never learn from our mistakes. It is true in life and in our personal finances. It is all a mater of how you frame your failure and change. Read more
Many people are stretched to the limit, when managing their time. Then they wonder why they can not manage their money as well. It all takes time, but you must prioritize. You are the only one who has a direct interest in your financial welfare. So how much time does it take to budget? read more
This week on Connie and Sheila Talk - hear 48 Days' Derek Olsen share what he and his wife Carrie went through in a…Continue
I recently submitted this blog post for "Enemy of Debt" but thought I would share it here on 48 Days as well. Hope you enjoy...
At the time this article is being written, we are almost half way through the year. That means, by my calculations, we should be…Continue
Added by Tyson Morgan on April 1, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
Our life is insane busy. Finances are getting taken from Peter to pay Paul.
Sometimes you do not know what to pay next. Even worse, you do not have enough money to pay the next bill.
Through this “hurricane of life”, you have to get back to the center. The bulls eye of where money is supposed to be spent.
I teach all of my clients to always focus on “The 4 Walls” and then go down the list from most important to least important.
The 4 Walls…Continue