GB Bulletin: Back to School on a Budget 📚👕👖

It may still be the middle of summer, but back-to-school season will be here sooner than you think! And there’s usually a lot to do and a lot to buy before kids officially walk through those double-doors for the new school year.  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by Jo Szczepanska from Unsplash You don’t have to break the … Read more

GB Bulletin: 5 Ways To Spend Your Staycation

Going on a big vacation is fun once you’re there, but it can take a lot of planning (and money!) to make it happen. Some of us just don’t have the time and energy (or money) to make a big trip happen.  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by Ylanite Koppens from Pexels That don’t include just doing nothing … Read more

GB Bulletin: Didn’t save enough for vacation?

You can plan a vacation on the cheap, or you can go all out on a big dream vacation. But regardless of how extravagant your plans might be, it’s helpful to have what you need saved up before you head off.  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by Nubia Navarro from Pexels Here’s how you can re-imagine it You … Read more

GB Bulletin: Money Lessons My Dad Taught Me 👨🏻

Budgeting rarely happens in a vacuum. Sure, we learn a lot about money and budgeting through our own trial and error. But many of the lessons we learn come from the important people we encounter throughout our lives, like our dads.  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by Pixabay from Pexels That I still follow today Budgeting rarely happens … Read more

GB Bulletin: 3 Money Lessons for Recent Grads 🎓

Graduation is a symbol and reward for many years of hard work, and therefore, it’s a major cause for celebration. It’s also the point where some folks start living on their own or become responsible for their own money. And that can be intimidating! ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by Baim Hanif from Unsplash Start off on the … Read more

GB Bulletin: 5 Money Lessons My Mom Taught Me

We all have influential people in our lives that guide us and teach us. For many of us, that wisdom comes from our mothers. And when it comes to money, they’re often the first place some of us turn to for advice. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by Sergey Shmidt from Unsplash We all have influential people in … Read more

GB Bulletin: GB can’t file your taxes for you, but…

Most of us can agree that filing taxes is a pain. For one, it can take a long time, especially if you want to itemize your deductions, have multiple incomes, or have your own business. Second, there’s always at least one section where it’s not really clear what the question even is. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by … Read more

GB Bulletin: Time to Spring Clean Your Budget 🧹🧼🧽

Depending on where you are in the world, there may or may not be obvious changes to the weather that signal the arrival of spring. But here’s one thing you can always count on: your email inbox will be overflowing with “spring cleaning” content.  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by cottonbro from Pexels Because budgets need care and … Read more