The Budgeting Series
In these series of articles, we will show you in a very detailed way, how to go about making a budget.
You could start with the overview post How to Create a Personal Budget and the cover the steps in a more detailed way using the following (click to go to exact article):
- Why do you need a budget
- How to gather your information
- How to use a spreadsheet to project income and expenses for 12 months
- How to create your budget using our 33/33/33 approach
- Pitfalls to avoid
- How your budget links to your retirement goals
There is a lot of information, so it could appear daunting, but truthfully it is easier than it looks. But it is NOT a 5 minute exercise, so be prepared to invest some time to do this right.
The rewards are substantial…
You could also click on the Budgeting category on the right to jump to your article of choice, or start with Is a Budget Necessary?.