Budgeting, Personally Striving, Proverbs Challenge

Hey, Lady Wisdom! – Checking Back In

I received an email response to my post “Let’s Chat About Checking Out“, asking how I came back from checking out of the finances.I thought, “Wow!  What a great question.  I totally forgot to address that.”  🙂  Thank you, friend, for always reading and asking questions.  Thank you, for keeping me accountable.Well, the simple answer is… Read More Hey, Lady Wisdom! – Checking Back In

Budgeting, Financial Peace, Personally Striving

Negative Numbers Make Me Nervous (Budgeting)

Negative numbers don’t excite me either.  I get a little bit of anxiety every time we sit down to do the budget.  But….Here’s my question to you: Which makes the most sense? Scenario A)  The household sits down and creates a budget.  After all expenses, including bills, food, fun, etc. are included, the household realizes… Read More Negative Numbers Make Me Nervous (Budgeting)

Budgeting, Financial Peace, Marriage

I Don’t Budget Because I’m Broke, I Budget Because I’m Brilliant!

I’m admitting it.  Jonathon and I have not always been smart with our money.  In fact, there have been times when we were down right stupid.  There it is in black and white. Now that it’s out there, let’s talk about what we are doing to fix stupid.  Two words: DAVE RAMSEY.  Although I read… Read More I Don’t Budget Because I’m Broke, I Budget Because I’m Brilliant!