Category: Budget and Money

Budget and Money

Don’t feel bad for not having an emergency fund but start one now

With more people than ever finding themselves laid off, everyone is worried about money. Well, almost everyone. There are always those few people who sit from their lofty rooftops shaming people for not being in the same financial situation as them. One of the biggest things right now is them shaming people for not having […]

Budget and Money

5 important tax deductions you don’t want to forget for your WAHM business

It’s tax time! That means you’re looking at the various tax deductions you can make. At least, when you’re running a WAHM business, you should be doing. I do highly recommend getting an accountant for your business, but you may not be able to afford one yet. Plus, even with an accountant, you’ll need to […]

Budget and Money

How much money do you need to make each month in your WAHM business?

Starting your own WAHM business is both exciting and terrifying. How can you possibly have so many emotions at one time, right? You can feel overwhelmed and nervous, but you are also determined to make this a success. So, what makes it a success? In a business sense, it’s focused on the financials. You’ll hear […]

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5 Top tips to make affiliate marketing work as a WAHM

You’ve heard that affiliate marketing is a great way to make money as a WAHM. Well, it can be, but this isn’t something that will bring in money overnight. It takes time and effort. You can’t just sign up to become an affiliate and expect to see the money rolling in. But I’m here to […]

Budget and Money

How we use credit cards but don’t get into debt

You’ll hear people tell you not to use credit cards. Many view them as the evil form of payment that puts a lot of people into debt. That can certainly be the case, but it’s not the credit card’s fault. It’s the way the cards are being used. We use credit cards every single month […]

Budget and Money

Why I use Mint for all my budgeting needs

There are plenty of budgeting tools out there. Some people will choose to use a standard spreadsheet, while others will opt for a paper planner. Others opt for tools like Mint. I have a mixture. I have a paper planner and home binder system. This is essential for me to keep track on a regular […]

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Why we save all year for Christmas

Christmas is one of the most expensive times of the year. As we come to the season again, you’re possibly looking at your bank balance. We used to be just like that. Each year would roll by and we’d wonder how we’d be able to put on a great day. When our first daughter came […]

Budget and Money

Work at home jobs still involve work: The clue is in the name

I don’t want to sound disrespectful or say all this in a babying tone, but work at home jobs do involve work. I can’t tell you the number of times that people will say, “oh, but you can get so much housework done when you’re working from home.” Or people will expect me to be […]

Budget and Money

Why everyone needs to be on board with your family budget

You’ve got your family budget created. Despite all the effort you’re making to stick to it, you’re not finding that it’s working out. Someone in the house is still overspending. The biggest problem you face is likely that people in your family aren’t on board with the new family budget. They may not even know […]

Budget and Money

When budgeting, fight for your promo codes!

Promo codes are often important when you’re budgeting. Sometimes, you’ll only get something because you have a promo code to get it for free or a set amount of money off that means that item you wanted fits within your personal budget. Those promo codes don’t always get applied properly. What that happens, make sure […]

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