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Tricia and Keith Pimental can't put a figure on the difference between their spending as retirees in the US and retirees in Portugal, but Tricia thinks they "spend less on everything, basically."

Retiring abroad: An American couple who retired in Portugal breaks down how much they spend every month

From housing to healthcare, here's a breakdown of how much you need to budget every month to live a comfortably retired live in central Portugal.
The Hill family.

BUDGET SHEET: A married couple breaks down how they paid off their $200,000 mortgage in 4 years

Andy Hill told Business Insider that the journey to becoming debt-free required creating and maintaining a strict monthly budget.

Apple Store employees feel like robots, Goldman’s alt-investment ‘storefront,’ and a foolproof budget spreadsheet

Here are the top business stories you need to read this week, including Apple Store culture, Goldman's push into alts, and a budget spreadsheet.
Lauren and Steven Keys.

A couple who engineers all their trips to cost ‘nothing’ explains how they broke even on a $37,000 tour of the US national parks

While the trip cost about $36,800, they earned roughly the same amount during that time through side hustles, part-time work, and rental income.
Bethany and her fiancé Charles.

My fiancé and I have saved over $100,000, traveled, bought a house, and built wealth — all thanks to a change we made 2 years ago

Bethany McCamish, a writer and designer, lives in Washington with her fiancé, an electrical engineer. Here's where their $11,500 a month income goes.
The author is not pictured.

I learned 5 money lessons from my parents’ mistakes, and my family is thriving

Making the same mistakes as her parents landed her in $100,000 of debt, but learning from those mistakes changed her life.
Bethany and her fiancé Charles.

My fiancé and I live on half of our income so we can pay off $75,000 in student loans and still save for retirement. Here’s what a typical ...

Bethany McCamish is a freelance writer and designer who lives in Vancouver, Washington, with her fiancé, an electrical engineer.

A financial therapist says penny-pinching probably isn’t going to help you spend less, but the occasional splurge might

If you say no to eating out with friends every time they ask, your deprivation might cause you to overdo it later on, leading you to spend more money.
If you love and trust your girlfriend enough to move in with her, you have to trust she'll understand the types of financial situations that make you uncomfortable.

I want to move in with my girlfriend, but she’s a spender and I’m a saver. How can we avoid financial tension when we’re sharing a r...

Approach the discussion as a way to get to know your partner better. With practice, difficult conversations like these will get easier.
The author, Elizabeth Aldrich, lives in Costa Rica.

I work for myself, save 50% of my income, and still have money left over to travel. Here’s how it breaks down.

I'm able to save about 50% of my $85,000 income this year because I control my three biggest expenses: housing, transportation, and food.