At every stage in my working life, I have had a different budgeting strategy. For the first 10 years, I usually just spent all my money within a few days of getting paid. My budgeting strategy involved taking a sticky note, writing down the amount of money I was getting on payday at the top,
It’s been a while since I’ve written a post like this, but there are a few questions that keep popping up in my inbox and in comments: Do you budget monthly or per paycheque? If you have money leftover in your account before your next payday, what do you do with it? Do you keep
Well, it was quite a month – not exactly the one I’d planned, but in some ways it was even better. Let’s look at how my numbers finished up, then talk about how my budget posts will be written going forward…
I’ve been thinking about my spending habits a lot lately and have decided it’s time to get serious about cutting back. I’m working on a more detailed post about this for Monday, but here’s a little breakdown of this budget.
June was technically the first month of summer, and that can be seen in this budget. I track my spending weekly, so I knew I was going to be way over budget this month, but it still didn’t feel good to add in the final numbers last night.
Have you ever thought about how much it costs to own and operate a vehicle? Sure, we budget for insurance and gas, but have you ever really crunched the numbers and added up the total amount you’ve paid for it all in your lifetime?