• How to Create and Execute a Successful Christmas Budget

    It’s the most wonderful time of year again: Christmas time! Filled with hot cocoa, candy canes, family, and of course shopping! Christmas can be a huge budget buster for many Americans who aren’t prepared. But this year, you won’t be one of them. Once you know how to budget for Christmas, you’re sure to win […]

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    November 22, 2017 By Marissa
  • When You Can’t Afford to Buy a House

    It’s a situation that many house-hunting millennials know too well. The housing market recently has been extremely high in the United States and incomes haven’t increased at the same rate. It’s becoming more expensive to live and obtain a main part of the American Dream: homeownership. It’s been the same feeling for my husband, Jacob […]

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    November 8, 2017 By Marissa
  • 5 Scary Things to NOT do with Your Money

    Ghosts, goblins, witches and mummies aren’t the only things to be scared of in October! Here are 5 scary things you should NOT be doing with your money!

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    October 25, 2017 By Marissa
  • When the Finish Line is Close But Still Feels Far

    You guys. We are into our last full month of being in debt! Our last month! In 28 days we will be officially debt-free and I’m so excited that this date is getting closer. But I’ll be honest, the last couple months have probably been the hardest in relation to motivation. In the last month, […]

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    September 10, 2017 By Marissa
  • How a Couple Spends $200 a Month on Food

    As millennials, we absolutely LOVE to eat out. We are either foodies at new trendy places, or we view eating out as a social gathering. Food is no longer just something that fuels our body, but it also is a source of entertainment. Now you can probably see why this is a problem: We are […]

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    August 24, 2017 By thebudgetingwife
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