Wichita Real Estate Blog

6 Different Ways to Budget Your Money

When it comes to how you budget your money, there’s really no right or wrong way to do it. As long as you’re tracking your expenses and income in some way or another, you should succeed. I know that goes against common financial advice, but budgeting in its traditional form didn’t work for me, and I hate seeing people give up on budgeting after a few failed attempts. That’s why we’re co...

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How to Save Money when Moving

Nobody likes moving.

The process can be so inconvenient and stressful that it almost seems worth staying in your apartment for another year, despite the continued presence of the things that made you want to leave in the first place. Moving can also be really, really expensive. Unless you’re being reimbursed for moving expenses, chances are you’re looking to move as cheaply as possibl...

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5 Tips to Keep Your Home Warm and Your Bills Low

With the Kansas weather always changing, we never truly know what to brace ourselves -- as well as our homes -- for. Here are some inexpensive and easy tips to keep toasty in your home while we brave the winter weathers. Let the sunshine in: The sun lets in light – good, warm, natural light. Open up your blinds during the day to harness the warmth...

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Saving Money is a Lot Like Eating Healthy

We all know we should do it, but there always seem to be little temptations that get in the way. The importance just never seems to top that “in the moment” feeling, especially when we are out with friends, eating out and going to movies.  It’s always in the back of our minds, but we don’t seem to practice it. Here are some tips to help you watch where you spend your money: