Starting a family is exciting, new, and tons of fun. But it can also be intimidating if you’re not fully prepared. Being prepared mentally is one thing, but what about financially? While we can’t help out too much with the mentally preparedness part, we can definitely help in the area of financial planning for new parents.
Wedding planning on a budget can seem impossible. This is the biggest day of your life, and you want it to be perfect -- how can you put a price on that? Taking steps early on in the wedding planning process can help you save big without compromising the perfect day.
There are a lot of resources out there about financial planning, and they often lead to misconceptions that can later turn into reasons we choose not to budget. But confronting these myths head-on and learning the truth about budgeting can help give you the right mindset you need to budget for success.
Budgeting on your own is one thing, but budgeting with another person can often feel overwhelming. After all, you’ve likely gotten used to managing your finances on your own, so how could you even begin planning for two people?! Well, that’s where this financial advice for couples on a budget comes in.
Chatting with our Wela fam is always my favorite part of the job. This week, I was able to talk with Jessica. She's a newer Wela user and she's starting a new job. And now she's got a $250 giftcard to amazon.
Whether you’re married, dating long term, or planning a first date, it can be tough to find something new and adventurous without breaking the bank. It’s easy to fall into the rut of doing the same thing for every date night, but it doesn’t have to be that way! We’ve compiled a list of date ideas that will add a little more excitement to your romantic life without adding the dollar signs.
Budgeting sucks. But buying a house sure doesn’t. If you don’t already own a home, chances are you’re saving for one, especially if you’re a Millennial. In fact, 80% of Millennials want to own a home, and if you’re one of them, you’re probably a little intimidated by the thought of saving up enough money for a down payment.