The world is an increasingly globalized place in 2019, as people have ventured across the globe in search of a better life. Increasingly, Americans and the British have been finding what they’ve been looking for in each other’s countries. According to the most recent UK census, 197,355 Americans called the United Kingdom home. Meanwhile, in … Continued
In the past, I didn’t always make the best use of cash windfalls whenever I received them. Before I started this blog and began budgeting and paying off debt, I spent my annual bonus, tax refund, and any birthday and Christmas money I received on things I didn’t really need.
Unfortunately, it’s all too easy to spend cash windfalls when you receive them, and sometimes even before.
But getting into this habit can end up costing you big time.
Instead of getting into the bad habit of wasting your cash windfalls, here are 7 smart ways to use them instead!
Did you ring in the new year eager to rock your money goals?
I know I did. I felt absolutely sure that this was going to be my year to get things done. I promised myself that we would stop spending our money on take-out and use it to pay off debt. We were going to use every bit of my freelancing money toward our goal.
But, it’s only mid-January, and I already feel like I failed.
So, now what? Should I give up because it’s three weeks into the new year and I have failed miserably?
Absolutely not! I still have the entire year ahead of me. As easy as it would be to throw in the towel, I know that three weeks does not have to dictate how the rest of the year will go.