Budgeting articles from Farmers Insurance Federal Credit Union.
Food Shopping: The Blindspot in Our Spending Plan
Your relationship with food is probably pretty complex. In addition to sustenance, you may use food for comfort, gathering with others, distraction or pleasure. When you really commit to tracking your food expenses as part of putting together a spending and savings plan, you realize food can be a complicated part of your financial life too.
Dollars and Sense: Setting and Reaching Financial Goals
If you had to choose between setting financial goals, and going to a music festival, you’d probably choose the music. But how would you pay for the entertainment? Goal setting may not be as much fun as a concert, but it helps you to save for and achieve exciting, fun and important things, like retirement or college.
Keeping Your Money Safe
Five habits that can ruin your budget
Congrats. You’ve set a budget and it looks perfect on paper. You established different spending categories and what seems like reasonable limits. Yet somehow it’s not working out month after month.
Sound familiar? It’s a common struggle. But the good news is that there is a solution.
Stop! Can you REALLY Afford That?
Well, sort of. While restricting spending to the limits of a paycheck is the foundation of sound money management, doing it in practice can be extremely difficult.
Budgeting for the Holidays
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Creating A Post-Pandemic Budget
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Swipe Up: Social Media Spending
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Great Ways to Save Money Every Day of the Month
You’ve probably heard the phrase, “It’s not how much you make; it’s how much you spend.” There is truth in…Continue Reading
Personal Finance Life Hacks To Reduce Your Living Costs
When it comes to personal finance, everyone knows you should tackle your debts, avoid unnecessary spending, and budget wisely. But…Continue Reading
Spring Clean for Extra Green
There’s no shortage of television programs featuring people turning household antiques into piles of money. Even if your basement is…Continue Reading