The Best Budgeting Tools of 2019

Before you dig in I wanted to let you know I’ve put a super quick summary of the post at the bottom. Just scroll down and look for “TLDR Summary”. I’ll be honest. I’m the weird guy that’s been attempting to do a budget since he got out of college. My system today looks so much different than before but I’ve just …

A complete list of monthly budget categories

I don’t know about you but budgeting can seem so overwhelming. There are so many things to do, look into, plan for, etc. In this post I’ll cover how to set up a monthly budget and do my best to put together a comprehensive list of items that have all been in my budget at one time or another. I remember earlier …

3 Easy Steps to Creating a Monthly Budget

Lately we’ve been focusing on several deep personal finance topics. Whether it be what net worth is, how to grow it or the potential benefits of budgeting, I think its all foundation type stuff that needs to be first on anyone’s personal finance checklist. Now its time to get to the nitty gritty. Its time to discuss how to create a budget. …

An EAT Money Update

While I love pushing out new content I wanted to take this week to give you a quick update on the progress being made at EAT Money and share some of my top posts thus far. Quick Update Its hard to believe it but I’ve been blogging for 8 months. That seems crazy to me. On average I put in ~10 hours …

The Easiest Side Hustle to Start Today

Is it just me or does it seem like everyone is looking for a side hustle that prints money while they sleep? That would be one heck of a infomercial! In this post I’ll walk you through my logic for the easiest side hustle you can start today. Certainly there are drawbacks but everyone has got to start somewhere. What if I …

6 Tips to budget as a couple

Budgeting as a couple is something I’ve struggled with and it took me a long time to do well. I’m nearly 8 years into marriage and still getting better on the budget side. Early on when I started I simply didn’t have a vision. I’ve since learned some tips on budgeting for couples I got tripped up by every little stumble or …

How to Increase your net worth

Just like when it comes to consuming information I look to those in front of me on the journey to increase your net worth try to emulate them. When it comes to increasing your net worth there is no shortage of people out there to turn to. Whether you want to be a billionaire or just retire early its largely the same …

Tracking Expenses: 5 Reasons to Start Now

At work lately I’ve been spending more time researching publicly traded companies. This involves reviewing reports that the business is required to put together each quarter and year to help communicate to shareholders where they are at financially. Is there any reason a business should track their finances? In this post I’ll detail out why tracking expenses is so important. My home …