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Budgets tend to allot cash for everything that we spend in a month. While a zero-sum budget is fantastic, it also helps to create a bare-bones budget at the same time. You can then compare between the two.
A zero-sum budget is an excellent way to reduce your spending and save more. Personal finance blog Money Crashers suggests taking this to the next level by emptying your main accounts every month.
Everyone has a budget to stick to, and it’s important to set a little aside for entertainment. A great way to avoid overspending is to buy gift cards for yourself.
Money is the thorn in many couples’ relationships. More than half of couples argue over money, and money disagreements are the number one reason married couples say they divorce. If you and your partner don’t always see eye to eye about your finances, take a look at these strategies that could help end the conflict once and for all.
With the new year well under way, and with many still reeling from Christmas debt, it’s no surprise that many resolutions revolve around paying off debt. If you are among those who want to pay down debt in 2014, you should make a plan. A good plan can help you pay off debt faster and save you money overall — especially in interest.