Ever wondered about tithing and how it fits into your financial life? Well, you’re in the right place. It’s a common question that many people have pondered. Tithing is a meaningful practice for many, and getting it right feels important. The common notion is to give 10% of your earnings, but is that before taxes … Read more
I’ve seen it, you’ve seen it… Every day, the price of something is unmistakably higher than it was yesterday. It’s hard to live and combat these rising costs when another changed price tag surprises you daily. In today’s economy, inflation has become a significant concern, as reflected in the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) report. … Read more
As a couple, $5,000 per month is more than enough to live on. I’ll break down my budget to show you exactly how that is possible in one of the most expensive cities in America. Years ago, I shared my budget for how to live on $2,500 a month in San Diego. Now I am … Read more
In a union of two people, you are bringing together different personalities, backgrounds, lifestyles, wants, needs, and desires. You’ll have similarities that bond you, and differences that can be a crazy maze to navigate through. Finances are one topic that can set two people apart from one another. That’s why it is important to have deep discussions about your marriage and money before these conflicts arise.
Congratulations on becoming a homeowner, or preparing to be one! In preparation, it’s good to become familiar with all the common bills for a house that you’ll have to pay. These hidden costs of homeownership have the potential of breaking your budget if you’re not aware of them. After purchasing your new home, some of … Read more