After almost losing my house a few times, I knew that I had to do something to make better financial decisions. I started carefully evaluating how I was spending my money, and it occurred to me that I was spending a boatload on dining. I started focusing carefully on going through and taking care of finances, along with limiting my trips to restaurants. Better budgeting allowed me to save a bunch of money and avoid several financial disasters. Check out this blog for all kinds of great information about choosing financial priorities wisely. I know that some of these articles can help you.