Shepherd's VILLAGE UNIVERSITY

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Why You Need A Budget

March 16, 2019

Which one of these sounds the most like you? I don’t make enough money to have a budget. I’ve worked too hard to get this far. I don’t want a budget telling me how to spend my money! I don’t even know where to start when it comes to budgeting. I am overwhelmed already, I […]

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The Debt Diet: It Works!

March 14, 2019

There’s always a new diet out there to try, isn’t there? When I start a new diet or workout routine, I want to see results quickly.  It is discouraging to step on the scale week-after-week and not see any progress. We want instant results for things that often take a long time to achieve. Even […]

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Begin with a Budget

March 12, 2019

What’s the first thing you think when you hear these words? Finances. Money. Budget. The first thing I used to think was, “YUCK!” Some people are naturally really good with money. They save and they prepare. “They” are most definitely not me.   I don’t enjoy budgeting or even talking about money.  I hate that […]

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Life happens.  We may not know when or in what way, but we can be assured we will face a crisis at some point.   With that knowledge comes the responsibility to be prepared.   How will you handle that next unexpected life event?   Credit cards? Payday loans? Asking for money from family?   […]

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Easy Ways to Save Money

October 23, 2018

As a solo-mom, it can seem impossible to find creative ways to make ends meet in an already too-tight budget.  How does a one-income family do it? Although challenging, with the help of the internet there are many resources out there. One great shopping app is IBOTTA. It is very simple to use and you […]

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An area that can often be overwhelming for single moms is finances — or lack thereof — and how to make ends meet. I frequently sabotaged my budget with the art of emotional spending. I would convince myself that “I deserved it” or “I would be a better mom if only I bought this or […]

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