Budget Challenge Finish Line
- Created on 28 March 2013
Do you dream of being debt free? Coach Jeff of the Debt Free Squad brings the motivational heat with this final video. This is the final week of the 30 Day Budget Challenge. You’ve reached the finish line, but the work is just getting started. The lessons learned over the last month need to be applied regularly going forward. The more practice you have, the more comfortable you’ll be with operating on a monthly budget. Keep your dream alive and you’ll cross the debt free finish line for sure.
Enslaved by Lifestyle Inflation
- Created on 22 March 2013
Inflation is defined as:
A general increase in prices and fall in the purchasing value of money.
Basically, it takes more money to purchase the same item in the future than it does today. As I read, the cause of inflation can be attributed to various factors. Bunches of smart people have yet to agree fully. The term is bandied about here and there, but I rarely lose sleep over it. Lifestyle inflation is more personal. This impacts us in a very tangible way, yet can be just as gradual.
Build Your Budget
- Created on 20 March 2013
Week 3 of the 30 Day Budget Challenge is upon us. This week, the Debt Free Squad’s video walks us through setting up a detailed budget and looking at percentages. Don’t be discouraged if this step seems complex. Start simple. While I like the detail presented in the video, you can start with a pen and pencil if that floats your boat. How you create your budget is less important than the budget’s content. Also important, holding your regular Finance Committee Meetings; even if yours is a committee of 1.