Live on Half of Your Income



live on half of your income derek and carrie

You get married.

You move in together.

You split the rent and the bills.

You both have jobs and have no kids.

Life is good.

You start spending money like crazy and establish financial-lifestyle habits and expectations.

You even get a car payment and a mortgage based on two incomes.

It’s cool, you can keep up with everything…

…for now.

Then you have a kid and one of you quits your job.

Life gets more expensive and your income drops like a rock at the same time.

wah wah wah (sad trombone)

In this episode, Carrie and I talk about how to make the transition from two incomes and no kids to one income with kids go smooth.

-Derek, Carrie, Amelie


Here are some other websites that talk about living on half of your income.

SAVE 50 Facebook group! – LaTisha D Styles

Here’s How Anyone Can Live On Half Of Their Income Or Less – Money Manifesto

How Anyone Can Retire In 10 Years (or Less) – Financial Mentor

HOW TO SAVE MORE THAN HALF YOUR INCOME – Frugal Portland

How To Save 50% Or More Of Your Income – Making sense of cents

My Plan to Travel the World and Save Half of my Income – LaTisha D Styles

Save Half Challenge: A Dummy Proof Method to Saving 50% Take Home Income – Taylor Gordon

Proof You Can Live 50% of Your Income – Budgets Are Sexy (j$) // (Also has more links to other great blogs about this topic.)


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