What Is A Budget?

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Growing up, I had no one to teach me how to succeed at finances. I learned how to win with money after I already had a family to feed. A budget was not in my vocabulary nor did I ever hear anyone around me speaking about one.

My family never had any sort of savings. I had no idea what a budget was and how empowering it can be to have one set in place. I’ll be the first in my family to save money, get out of debt, invest money, and become financially free. I’m not there yet, but it all starts in one place: the budget.

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My husband was spectacle at first, but now he loves having a budget set in place. We know all our bills are covered and we have money to spend on ourselves. I feel at peace in our financial life and we agree on every decision together.

What Is A Budget?

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A budget is a written plan that describes what you’re going to spend your money on. If you don’t have a plan, dollars will fly out of your hand into the hands of someone who does have a plan. Winning with money doesn’t happen by accident. This is one of those things that you’re going to have to be intentional about if you want to succeed. Read more

Financial Resources That Will Change Your Life

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My name is Ariel Shanelle and I LOVE to learn about finances! I found out that there are different strategies to managing money. I always wondered, “How can someone who is poor become rich?” After partaking in these following resources, I learned that you CAN become rich. It’s a mindset and once you learn how to win, nothing will stop you. These financial resources changed my entire view on money. I hope they do the same to you and teach you how to be successful in this area.

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