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Byron Gehrig
12 Tips to Jump-Start your Cash Envelope Budget

12 Tips to Jump-Start your Cash Envelope Budget

Jump right in with these 12 Practical Tips to set you up for success with your cash envelopes.  It's practical advice and simple solutions that we have adopted over the years.  The flexibility of the cash envelope method allows you to quickly find out what works (and what doesn't) for your own financial situation, and lets you create a budget system that you can actually understand and stick with!  

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Byron Gehrig
Using a Cash Envelope System for “Fun Money”

Using a Cash Envelope System for “Fun Money”

Where is the little slice of your budget that you set aside each month to really 'Treat Yo' Self'?  Having a category that is dedicated to life's little indulgences can make sticking to a budget so much more bearable!  Join us as we let loose and explore the fun side of budgeting.

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Byron Gehrig
Getting Started with Cash Envelopes

Getting Started with Cash Envelopes

Getting started making a Budget can be an overwhelming task – I mean, if it was easy, you would have done it already, right?!? Well, you’re not alone, Here at Budget Keeper, we’ve found that most budgets succeed or fail based on discretionary spending categories – Things like ‘Going Out to Eat’, ‘Groceries’, and pretty much any other category that doesn’t’ have a ‘set amount’ each month.

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Byron Gehrig
Importance of an Emergency Fund

Importance of an Emergency Fund

Having an emergency fund is one of the most important things you can do for your family’s financial well being. Unexpected emergencies happen all the time.  An Emergency Fund is your family’s insurance policy against the unexpected in life. We may not know what is coming around the corner, but we can do our best we can to plan for the unknown.

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