Join Me for a FREE 5-Day Challenge: Jumpstart Your Budget

Elul is a great time for reflection -- for cheshbon nefesh. I want to issue you a friendly challenge: What about reflecting on your finances? Are you ready to get your budget under control? There's no better time to resolve to change than the … [Read more...]

BETTER BUDGET GUIDE 4th of July Sale ~ 50% OFF TODAY ONLY!

What better way to celebrate Independence Day than with INDEPENDENCE from money worries? Yes, that's right: I'm offering a whopping 50% off today on my The Better Budget Guide eBook & Workbook Set. Get the set today for just $7.49, … [Read more...]

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Shop {Especially If You Struggle with Impulse Shopping}

Finding awesome deals is a big part of what I do here at KOAB. And I absolutely love helping you to save money on everything from clean supplies and clothing to groceries and gifts. But I'd be remiss if I didn't also acknowledge that I have … [Read more...]

Start 2018 Off On the Right Foot (Jumpstart Your Budget)

HAPPY NEW YEAR! I know, I know. It's not technically "our" new year. But I, for one, like that I get to celebrate so many new years: There's one in September, one in January, another in April. (And then there's that whole new years for the trees … [Read more...]

Your last chance to save 40% on the Better Budget Guide

Happy Cyber Monday! Have you done some shopping today?  There sure have been a lot of deals, haven't there?! But here is one sale in particular that I really, truly do not want you to miss out on... Until midnight tonight (1 am EST), you can save … [Read more...]

Bar Mitzvah on an Intentional Budget | Can It Be Done? (Our Experience)

As promised, I want to share with you all some of the behind-the-scene details from my son's Bar Mitzvah this past Shabbat. I am going to be really honest with you guys about money, even though, quite frankly, it scares me to be this … [Read more...]

21 Days to a Better Budget, Day 1: Are You All In?

Happy New Year! Welcome to Day 1 of my brand new series of posts called 21 Days to a Better Budget. If you’re new to budgeting, or if you’ve tried budgeting before but can’t quite seem to make it work for you, you’re in the right place. Money … [Read more...]

Reader Q&A | How to Budget with “Extra” Paychecks

Today's reader question comes from a reader in Illinois. In my previous job, I was paid twice a month, which made 24 pay periods in a year. I just started a new job that pays every two weeks, which makes 26 pay periods in a year. I'm trying to … [Read more...]

Budgeting Basics | Sink Funds vs. Cash Flow vs. Delayed Gratification

By now, you know that I love sink funds to help us pay for our expected annual expenses - like our insurance premiums. And that sink funds have also been great for us for the expenses we can anticipate having, but don't know when or how they'll … [Read more...]