Monthly Budget and Biweekly Paychecks

It can be difficult to make a monthly budget when you are paid on a weekly or biweekly basis. You may find that you have difficulty paying all your bills that are due at the beginning of the month or that you do not have money for food the week that rent is due. Here are a few ways to deal with this dilemma. 1) First you should divide all your bills by four and then set aside that amount each week. The envelope system or envelope system software works really well for this. If you are on a cash … Continue reading

Do You Have Extra Paychecks?

How often are you paid? If you are paid biweekly then you actually receive twenty-six paychecks a year. If you create your monthly budget on two paychecks a month, you receive two extra paychecks a year. If you are paid weekly you will receive fifty-two. However if you can create your monthly budget on four paychecks a month then you will have four extra paychecks a year. These extra paychecks can really be used to your advantage. If you do not include them in your budget then it is extra money that you can use however you wish. Here are … Continue reading

Money Week in Review: September 16-22

In Save Your Paperwork Debbie gives some great advice on what paperwork you should save. She offers some money saving and organizational tips as well. She points out that it is important to stay on top of your paperwork as well. Monthly Budget and Biweekly Paychecks addresses the confusion that might arise when it comes to budgeting. It gives suggestions on how to make your money and your budget work for you. Reward Points for Kids offers a new way to address the allowance–chores issue. Debbie’s unique solution is worth considering, since it simplifies matters. You can reward or take … Continue reading