A Budget-Friendly Life is an intentional lifestyle. When living budget-friendly you are living within a budget that works for you and your family. You make intentional financial choices that eliminate your debt, cut costs wherever possible to stretch your paycheck.
Getting Started with A Budget- Friendly Life
How do I get started living A Budget-Friendly Life? The trick is, wait for it.. is to plan! Plan? Yes, plan. See there is no trick involved. Planning is key to living budget friendly. All a budget really is, is a plan for where your money is going to go. To spend your money wisely. With a budget the key is to look at your everyday activities. Where is your money going? Where is your money coming from?
Create a Budget for your Family:
Budgeting offers many benefits to families. Creating an effective budget that works for your family will not only give you the peace of mind that your bills are getting paid in full on time it will also help you eliminate the unpredictability of living paycheck to paycheck. How do I make a Budget that will work for my family?
Getting started is always the hardest part! There is no point in creating a Budget if you can’t live with it. Here are some articles to help you out.
- How to Create YOUR Family’s Budget this Year
- Budgeting Basics for Beginners
- 4 Tips on How to Budget Successfully
- A Budget-Friendly Life is the Easy Life
Now let’s look at the different tools available to make creating our budget easier.
Here are a few available Free online:
The EveryDollar budget tool is a simple, personalized way to give every dollar you earn a name, every month.
Mint pulls all your financial accounts into one place. Set a budget, track your goals and do more with your money, for free!
One of three free budgeting websites recommended by Consumer Reports, Buxfer automatically downloads and categorizes expenses from your checking, savings and credit card accounts. Get spending insights and monitor activity on all your accounts at a single place.