Tag Archives: Saving for non-monthly Expenses

JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #20 How much should I put down on a new home?

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHighlights of today’s show: Answering listeners’ questions on personal finance How much is ideal to have for a down payment on a home? Should I suspend retirement contributions to save up for a down payment? … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Savings and Non-Monthly expenses allocation spreadsheet

Not budgeting properly for non-monthly expenses is one of the biggest budget busters that I come across when working with individuals and couples. In addition, not knowing exactly how much you have in savings for car repair, vacation, and Christmas … Continue reading

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You now have no excuse

If you have been a follower of the blog this month you know that the theme has been about being able to reach your financial goals for 2012. On the podcast we started off the year by having guest Steve … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Look for future expenses today

Last month I had to take my car into the shop to get some work done to the tune of about $350. It was a pretty significant amount to pay and I was not too thrilled about it. (Although on … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-How to budget for car repairs

We know it is coming, but that does not mean we like it, and we do not want to admit it.  But your car will break down and will need maintenance from time to time. Yes, it is a real … Continue reading

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Biggest Budget Buster: Not saving for non-monthly expenses

Please visit our Subscribe to us page to learn how to receive blog posts through email, Twitter, Facebook and other social media. While helping people create and maintain budgets, the most common error that keeps popping up is the failure to … Continue reading

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