Financial Resources for the New Year

A huge list of financial resources to help you kickstart your financial goals! This post contains affiliate links. You can read my disclosure policy here.

A huge list of financial resources to help you kickstart your financial goals! You'll find excellent resources that will give you great tips and tricks to budget better, save money, or help you lower your debt. Includes several FREE financial worksheets!
Every year I make an assessment of our finances. It helps me get organized for the new year, and it also motivates me to improve in the areas we didn’t thrive in. I also like to gather a variety of resources to help me get on track in the areas we want to improve.

The list below is a variety of blog posts, printables and books to help you kickstart your own financial goals. You’ll find some excellent resources that will give you great tips and tricks to budget better, save money, or help you lower your debt. Please feel free to share your favorites in the comment section!

Financial Resources for the New Year

Create A Budget:

5 Steps To Creating A Budget
Real Life on a Budget by The Budget Mama (excellent book!)
Budget Your Money with the 50/20/30 Rule by Frugal On The Prairie
Quick Start Guide To The Cash Envelope System by Thrifty Little Mom
The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey {my 1st budgeting book}

FREE Monthly Budget Worksheet {click on image to download}:
FREE Daily Spending Tracker {click on image to download}:

Lower Your Grocery Bill:

7 Ways To Save On Groceries Without Coupons
How To Get Free Food With Gas Rewards Points
Aldi Meal Plans by I Am That Lady
What I Spend & Saved by Thrifty Frugal Mom {A busy mom that spends only $200/mo on groceries!}
35 Frugal Recipes to Make When You’re Broke by Graceful Little Honey Bee
30 Things to Buy at Aldi by Frugality Gal

Lower Your Utilities:

7 Ways To Make Your Home Energy Efficient This Winter
5 Tips To Help Renters Save Money (And Headaches!)
3 Secrets to Save $102,533.35 on Your Mortgage by Live Like You Are Rich
10 Ways To Cut Your Electric or Gas Bill by Moms Need To Know
Ways To Lower Your Fixed Expenses by Single Moms Income
Lower Your Home Insurance Policy by Creative Savings Blog

FREE Monthly Bill Tracker {click on image to download}:

Money Saving Tips:

7 Tips For Living On One Income
8 Depression Era Money Saving Tips by Premeditated Leftovers
How To Save Money On Clothes
21 Secrets To Saving Money At Target by Passion For Savings
How To Save Hundreds On Your Next Vacation
How To Save Money When You’re Barely Surviving

Pay off Debt:

How to Get Started Paying Off Debt by Six Figures Under
How to Pay Off Debt Fast with a Low Income by Growing Slower
How I Paid Off $38,000 In Student Loans In 7 Months by Making Sense Of Cents
Creative Ways To Pay Off Debt by The Budget Mama

FREE Debt Repayment Tracker-Portrait {click on image to download}:
FREE Debt Repayment Tracker-Landscape {click on image to download}:

Start A New Business:

Increase Your Income Without Working Outside the Home
5 Ways To Earn An Income Online
4 Steps To Take To Become A Virtual Assistant
5 Real Ways To Add $500/month Steady Income by Sarah Titus
Money-Making Mom by Crystal Paine of Money Saving Mom {read my thoughts on the book here}
Brilliant Business Moms {One of my favorite business podcasts}

About Jesenia Montanez

Jesenia is the blogger behind The Latina Homemaker where she shares homemaking tips, frugal living advice, delicious recipes and everything in between. She is a God loving, happy wife, mom of 3, that loves indulging in a delicious cup of coffee paired with a great book. When she's not spending time with her family or blogging, she is busy helping others grow their online presence.


  1. says

    Thanks sooooo much for sharing my cash envelope system post!! I really appreciate it!

    • Jesenia Montanez says

      So welcome! I’m sure my readers will benefit greatly from your system. :)

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