According to YNAB, my total net worth has increased by $5,538.47, or 6.8%, since I started using the budgeting tool in November.
There were two YNAB categories I never subtracted from even if I managed to overspend in others: savings and debt.
It started out as “emergency” money, and slowly transformed into a way to save.
The Washington Post just launched a new series called “Growth,” and the first installment is titled “I was failing at my relationship with money. Here’s what I did to fix it.”
In our house there is a 12-year-old girl, a 16-year-old boy, my husband, and me.
Summer officially began last Thursday, which means it’s time for me to create my summer budget.
Before starting this challenge, I didn’t even know the extent to which we were in debt.
I know that some of you signed up for the NYT’s 7-Day Financial Tuneup a day or two after I did, so you might not yet have received all seven emails. Here’s your spoiler warning.
I haven’t gotten as much out of these exercises as I did out of that first question about identifying our values.
I’m not tempted by the latest limited-edition Oreos because I have no idea what they are.
Remember how I said I was going to separate out grocery and household/toiletry spending in 2018?
This is a response to WearsPants’ “Welcome to 2018. We’re Broke!” written by their partner, WearsShorts.
Get an Instant Pot, pack a PB&J, and save your dining dollars for friends.
As part of our New Year’s Resolution to get out of debt, I’m going to need The Billfold to hold me accountable.
It’s not that I hate Christmas. It’s just that I’m one of the many people for whom the holiday season brings a surge of depression and anxiety rather than a rush of joy.
It completely changed the way our family did money.
I’m creating a per-item budget for October, and I wanted to show you how it works.
Paying attention to your money versus allocating every dollar.