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An Actual $2000 Per Month Budget

I wrote about this McDonald's budget versus our post-college budget in mid-2013.  Based on the specific feedback, I've updated this post to include a general $2000 budget for those with a higher rent too.  I broke the budgeted amounts down to show how it is possible...

Staying on a Budget in High Cost of Living Areas

Unlike Crystal who still lives in Texas, I left the state right after college (gig 'em Aggies!) for graduate school in Pittsburgh, PA.  At the time, I thought Pittsburgh was outrageously expensive (and it was – compared to College Station!) but since moving to...

Budgeting in the Roommate Stuff

Some of my newsletter subscribers left great questions this month in the newsletter giveaway post (look at the right sidebar if you’d like to sign up).  Here was one from Kim that needed it’s own post: Can you do a post on how having roommates affects your budgeting?...

Saving Money in the Summer

Summer is fast approaching in my side of the world and that means many things to me. Time by the pool, grilling out, days spent in the sun, picnics in the park, exploring the state around us and vacations! I can't wait to experience all of these with my boys this...