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Jasmine Golden

Blog Info

Name:
Surviving Cents
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
budgeting, personal finance, savings, raising money smart kids, goal setting, money management
Start Year:
2017

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Location:
Ravenna, Ohio, United States
Age:
20s
Race:
African American
Gender:
Female
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
Profession:
Accountant
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Latest Blog Posts

You are probably used to budgeting monthly or at least of hearing of budgeting monthly. If so I would like to officially welcome you to the ANTI Monthly Budget Zone! Yes, I am very much against monthly budgets because they just are not effective. Unless you only get paid once a month, then you have my blessing to budget only once a month. The reason I say monthly budgets are ineffective is the ...
Posted: Sep 18 2017 @ 10:10 AM
First things first. What is a no spend challenge? It is exactly what it says. It’s a challenge where you don’t spend any money for a specific amount of time. Why would you want to do this? It’s a great way to get your finances under control and really understand where your money is going and how much you really need to sustain a lifestyle that you want. Can you really survive not going ...
Posted: Sep 13 2017 @ 11:10 AM
If you aren’t a stranger to the personal finance world you have more than likely heard about the cash envelope system. This method has been around since before I was born and many people often coincide Dave Ramsey with this method. I am a Dave Ramsey Fan, just an FYI! Although it’s been around, I often receive questions from my clients asking how to go about using the cash envelope method. I ...
Posted: Sep 08 2017 @ 8:20 PM
  Imagine….. You’re browsing through the aisles of your favorite electronics store and something amazing catches your eye. It’s the latest, most technologically advanced tv you’ve been wishing for the last few months and the store finally has it. What would you do? While some people would have no problem splurging their money on the tv, others would think twice and hold off on spending. That’s because we all relate differently to money, depending ...
Posted: Aug 30 2017 @ 4:53 PM
I am always talking about the family dynamic when it comes to finances. Especially when it comes to us parents. We want to be financially successful and we want to make sure we are raising financially successful children also. So, there are 12 financial habits of successful parents that are integral in helping parents achieve their financial success. So let me introduce….. 12 Financial Habits of Successful Parents 1- They ...
Posted: Aug 24 2017 @ 10:04 AM
  So you don’t know how to organize your finances. Don’t feel bad you’re not the only one. You know how there are some people who can function perfectly normal when things are completely disorganized. I call them a “functional mess”. I’m the complete opposite. If things are messy and disorganized it bothers me until it’s fixed. So I usually end up cleaning my kid’s rooms because although I have ...
Posted: Aug 17 2017 @ 6:08 PM
So, you want to know how to run your finances like a business. First, answer this… What do successful businesses have in common? A solid financial structure. Many people find themselves overwhelmed and frustrated when it comes to dealing with personal finances. The majority of the time it’s due to lack of structure. As humans we often find ourselves having false expectations and when it comes to our finances it’s ...
Posted: Aug 17 2017 @ 5:59 PM
An emergency fund is vital in order to have a healthy financial foundation. Without it, it’s kind of like you’re standing there saying “life give me your best shot.” No one wants to live at the mercy of life’s many unfair woes. I’m pretty sure you really don’t have time for that. No one wants to live at the mercy of life’s many unfair woes. I’m pretty sure you really ...
Posted: Aug 09 2017 @ 7:05 PM
  An emergency fund is vital in order to have a healthy financial foundation and it;s important that you and your family know how to create an emergency fund.. Without it, it’s kind of like you’re standing there saying “life give me your best shot.” No one wants to live at the mercy of life’s many unfair woes. I’m pretty sure you really don’t have time for that. No one ...
Posted: Aug 09 2017 @ 7:05 PM
  Everyone has their bad habits. Mine is food. I’m a major foodie and the thought of trying a new restaurant makes my soul proud. Recently I was the latest victim of the Sugar Factory, a restaurant in downtown Chicago adorned with candy that seems to be the place for all the celebrities to visit. This is what my bad habit got me: Yes, a whopping $27 for each of ...
Posted: Aug 09 2017 @ 7:05 PM

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