From the desk of Mr. Broke on Purpose. For some people, a new year means a new beginning. And for others, it seems like it’s more of the same. For people trying to change something in their life this new year comes with a lot of built up promises to oneself. This time of year is also marked by people receiving their yearly W-2 for income tax refunds. Some people tend to use their refunds to make an extravagant purchase, while others pay off bills or play catch up. I often see commercials on tv and hear them on the…

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Thank you TaxSlayer for sponsoring this post. Get simple pricing with no surprises when you e-file with TaxSlayer this tax season! Living Broke on Purpose has significantly reduced the amount of stress in our lives. It forced us to make financial changes that have allowed our day to day become easier. It also forced us to become more organized with our finances. We used to have piles of bills and random receipts laying around the house, in the car, crumpled in coat pockets and at the bottom of my purse, but now that we micromanage our finances we implemented ways to…

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