All tagged create a budget that works for you
Just ten months ago, we were 5 digits deep in consumer debt. We had a department store card balance, general credit card debt, and a car loan payment. Now we have none. But we're not done! How our financial goals and our relationship with money are changing.
Setting up a successful budget has demanded time and again that we exercise an exceptional level of honesty and an unflinching ability to look truth in the eye. This post describes four ways that honesty was essential to aggressively paying down debt and finding a budget that works.
Once we’ve identified what is essential for a fulfilling life, we can choose to use our money as a tool to get us there instead of it being a source of shame.