Make a Budget & Control your Finances – Part 2

Make a Budget & Control your Finances – Part 2

Steps To Making Budgets Work Effectively When a budget, used correctly and effectively, can be one of the most meaningful, relevant documents and components of financial planning.  With that in mind, here are key steps that will help in making a budget work far more...

Make a Budget & Control Your Finances – Part 1

Learning how to make a budget can be one of the most critical financial decisions anyone ever makes. It can be the one thing that saves many people from financial ruin only because it allows them to take back control of their money. The goal of any budget is to ensure...

Welcome!

Welcome to Straight Cents! How did Straight Cents come about? A couple of years ago we realized we would be facing the “Empty Nest” Syndrome.  A little scary to think, but exhilarating at the same time.  I knew my husband could retire in January of 2019...