With careful planning and budgeting, an overseas trip doesn't have to turn into a financial liability.
Category - Budgeting
Times are tough and even though the inflation rate might be slowing down, prices are still going up. This means your cost of living is only going to increase as the months go by.
Users of the 22seven app are amazed to discover how much they are overspending on entertainment and eating out.
There is no doubt that 2016 is going to be tough on households financially as price increases across the board push up our day-to-day living expenses.
Budgeting and knowing where your money is going is all well and good, but how do you use this knowledge to reach the goal of being debt free?
I am now onto week three of testing out the 22seven app and it is already starting to have an impact on our household finances.
Join me over the next few weeks as I document my 22seven.com experience.
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