Favorite Money Tips Roundup - December 2017 Edition

 

Welcome to Refining with Tiffany’s Favorite Money Tips Roundup. Each month I’ll share my favorite personal finance posts. Grab your favorite drink, get comfy in your chair, and check out these posts.

 

 
Welcome to Refining with Tiffany’s Favorite Money Tips Roundup. I'm sharing my favorite personal finance posts about paying off debt, budgeting, earning money, and saving money.
 


Posts about Paying Off Debt

How We Paid Off $40,000 of Debt While Saving for a Rainy Day in Less Than Two Years - Petrina shares how her family paid off $40,000 of debt by looking at the habits that got them into debt. My favorite part was where they realized they were buying things just because they could. [Making Sense of Cents]

How to Stay Motivated While Paying Off Debt - Paying off larger amounts of debt can be a struggle because it’s hard to stay motivated. If you’re struggling while paying down your debt, check out these suggestions on how to stay motivated. [Millenial Money Man]

A Student Loan Forgiveness Program Isn’t A Good Strategy - A look at the downside of relying on student loan forgiveness programs. Definitely worth a read, especially for those thinking about using one of these programs to pay off their student loans. [Making Sense of Cents]

Posts about Earning Money

8 Life Lessons I’ve Learned From Self-Employment - More and more of us are starting our own businesses. It’s an exciting time, but it can be quite different than being an employee. Check out these lessons to help you succeed as your own boss. [Wisebread]

How We Make Thousands Every Month Freelance Writing - Ben, Lindsay, and Sandy share their stories about how they earn money freelance writing. Check out their stories to get tips on how to get started as a freelance writer. [Natalie Bacon]

20 Podcasts That Will Help You Make & Save Money - Natalie’s put together a great list of podcasts all about helping you make and save money. [Natalie Bacon]

Posts about Saving Money

Winter Vacations for Any Taste and Budget: 6 Cold and Warm Destinations - If you’re itching to take a vacation this winter but don’t want to break the bank, check out these suggestions. [Don’t Pay Full]
 

 
Welcome to Refining with Tiffany’s Favorite Money Tips Roundup. I'm sharing my favorite personal finance posts about paying off debt, budgeting, earning money, and saving money.
 

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Save for a Down Payment in a Year Without Breaking a Sweat - Get some tips on how to save for a down payment on a house within a year. [Mint Life]

Is Your Desire to Save Money Costing You Money? - There are so many ways to save money. But sometimes your quest to save money ends up costing you money. Check out this post to make sure you’re not making this mistake. [Bible Money Matters]

Posts about Budgeting

Hate Budgeting? 12 Tips to Make Budgeting Less Paintful - Budgeting doesn’t have to be painful. Check out how to make it less painful...and maybe even how to make it fun. [Young Adult Money]

We Live on One Income - Read about how Caroline’s family of 5 lives on one income. Get some tips to help you and your family save money. [Caroline Vencil]

What to Do When You Lose Your Job - It’s not a subject we want to think about, but J.D. has some great tips on what to do if you ever lose your job. [Get Rich Slowly]

10 Steps to Build Your Budget: The Only Way to Avoid to Overwhelm in Budgeting - Budgeting doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Learn how to take control of your finances without feeling overwhelmed. [Busy Budgeter]

Miscellaneous Posts

Are You Making You Life Difficult? 18 Ideas to Simplify Your Life in 2018 - Michelle shares 18 ways you can lead a simpler life. As she points out, leading a simpler life can allow you to be happier, be more in control, and waste less time. [Making Sense of Cents]

How to Separate Your Personal and Business Finances (and Why You Need To) - It’s important to keep your personal finances separate from your business finances. Learn why it’s so important and how to keep them separate. [Money Under 30]

Age Appropriate Money Lessons for Your Kids - Learn how to teach your kids about money. This will help them better understand how money works and hopefully struggle less as an adult. [Newlyweds on a Budget]
 

 
Welcome to Refining with Tiffany’s Favorite Money Tips Roundup. I'm sharing my favorite personal finance posts about paying off debt, budgeting, earning money, and saving money.
 

Image Source: Pixabay
 

Refining with Tiffany Posts

Debt Repayment Update - November 2017 Edition - We shared our first monthly update, in which we were able to pay down our debt by almost $1,300. We also share our actual budget and spending.

How to Track Your Expenses Like a Boss - Budgeting is an important tool in taking control of your finances. An essential step in creating a budget is to determine your expenses. Learn exactly how to track your expenses.

Why a Debt Avalanche is the Key to Getting Out of Debt - Learn how the "Debt Avalanche" method will help you pay down your debt faster and save you money.

How to Utilize Sinking Funds to Improve Your Budget - Failing to save for irregular expenses can really cause havoc to your finances. Learn how "sinking funds" will allow you to save for all your irregular expenses and keep you from going into debt.

Your Turn

What was your favorite personal finance post?