For Richer, Or Poorer

Bella Breakdown Love and finances are two topics that, when combined, can be a little touchy. When you get married, however your finances more often than not, are going to be combined. Purchases like cars and houses, in addition to whether or not you’ll want children are financial subjects that should be discussed together. So, let’s say you’re engaged and about to get married, what can you do to ensure financial success after your vows have been exchanged? 1. You’ve got to talk about it Finances are not going away, or getting easier after marriage. Open the lines of...

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Babies And Budgets

Bella Breakdown There are so many overwhelming factors when it comes to planning to have a baby. There’s the planning, the decorating, the actual birth, safety factors, and of course at the root of it all, money. No one is under the impression that raising a child is cheap. Because it sure as heck isn’t. Despite how expensive having a baby is, there are a lot of ways to be crafty and save money while you also attempt to raise a happy, healthy baby. 1. Opt for household products You don’t have to buy every baby product there is....

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How People Are Traveling On A Budget

Bella Breakdown Many people are making it a point to travel, even when they’re on a tight budget. They harbor tricks of the trade to stretch their dollar as much as possible while they explore what the world has to offer. We can’t help but wonder, “how!?”. There are a number of ways to travel while you’re living on a limited income. The best way is to save, don’t spend. What I mean by this is to allow yourself some time to save up some of your hard earned money to put towards your trip. While at all costs,...

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Have Your Big Day, Without The Big Pay

    Bella Breakdown Saying ‘I Do’ is not just committing to a life partner, but a commitment to a large price tag. Here is some tips to have fairy-tale wedding without breaking the bank. Invitations Invite people in groups to avoid unwanted guests within your social circle and having a private social media page for the event. This is good for considering co-workers and friends that are not from the same social circle. If you’re having an issue with too many guests and wanting to invite everyone, an option is to print the invitations with two separate times....

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The Best Grocery Staples For Those On A Budget

Bella Breakdown When managing a budget, groceries are one thing that won’t go away. A girls gotta eat! But, just because we need to purchase food, doesn’t mean we need to be careless about it. There are ways to save money while still eating the foods you love, you just have to be a little smarter about that budget of yours! Here are some grocery staples for anyone on a budget or someone just looking to be a little more cautious with money: 1. Eggs 2. Spinach 3. Apples 4. Parmesan cheese 5. Pasta 6. Garlic 7. Fresh herbs...

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