Category Archives: Personal Finance

Top Personal Finance Apps of 2015 | Our Freaking Budget

“I think it’s safe to make a generalization: we spend a lot of time on our phones. And most of it is unproductive. If we spent only a fraction of the time we spend browsing through selfies or playing stupid tappy-tap-tap games or reading the toxic garbage we call “Facebook comments” and instead directed that to reviewing our finances, we’d all be better off.”

Top Personal Finance Apps of 2015 | Our Freaking Budget.

The Year I Embraced Minimalism and Completed a Yearlong Shopping Ban | Blonde on a Budget

From Blonde on a Budget – “Well, friends, this is it – the final day of my yearlong shopping ban. I’ll be honest and say I feel like I’ve had a touch of writer’s block for the past month, because I’ve been waiting to write this post. Once I hit the 11-month mark, I knew it was going to be smooth sailing to the finish line, and I’ve been so anxious to share everything I’ve done and learned over the past year, as well as some of my plans for the future. Now that the last day is finally here, I think it’s safe to post this… (You may want to grab a cup of coffee and get comfortable. At over 6,000 words, this is the longest post I’ve ever published.)”

 

The Year I Embraced Minimalism and Completed a Yearlong Shopping Ban | Blonde on a Budget.

What’s your position on debt? Read this first

“You hear it all the time, here and many other places: Debt is bad — evil, even — you know, like smoking and drinking and gambling. Yet, despite overwhelming evidence that smoking is bad for us, almost one person out of every five still smokes. And in the past year, that number has not declined significantly.”

What’s your position on debt? Read this first.