If you’re new to Budget Girl and want to know what articles you should read RIGHT NOW in order to start your financial journey then this is the post for you! On Budget Girl I talk about all things money from budgeting to money saving tips, how I managed to pay off $30k worth of debt, side hustles, and fun money challenges. There’s so much to dive into but start with these posts to help guide you!
So let’s get started!
Get to know me
Are you currently trying to pay off debt and have no idea where to start? I’ve been there. You’ll find lots of posts on BG that talk about my 3-year journey of how I paid off my student loan debt. I actually started BG because I wanted to chronicle my debt-free journey and find a community of others doing the same. You’re not alone, I’ve been there and I’m cheering you on in your debt-free journey!
It’s not a huge surprise that I LOVE budgeting, I mean I am Budget Girl after all. But seriously, budgeting changed my life and I know that it can do the same for you! Maybe you’re already using a budget or you’re a total newbie to it, either way, check out this post for some inspo and know that finding a budget that works for YOU is the key to success.
Quick money savings
Between gas prices, inflation, and a lot of us being called back to the office it means that we all need to see how far we can stretch and make our money work for us. Check out this post to find out 50 ways to cut down on household bills, and this post to find out how the Budget Girl community is tackling higher food costs.
How to start a side hustle
Want to know how I make money and how my net worth went from being in the red to now $200k? Check out this post for the breakdown of all my different income streams, including how much I make at my day job (FYI it’s not my biggest money maker). I also have an entire series dedicated to women sharing their different side hustles, including how they started, how much they make, and the advice they’d give to people wanting to try it out.
How to enjoy the little luxuries in life
Although I’m a big advocate for living a frugal lifestyle, that doesn’t mean I don’t like to have fun and treat myself on occasion! In fact, I really enjoy the little luxuries that I’ve added to various routines and parts of my life that make me feel richer. Find out more about what inexpensive things I do that make me feel rich.
There is so much to explore on Budget Girl so take this post as your starting point to the rabbit hole you’ll no doubt enter! Anything you’d like to see more of BG? Let me know in the comments!