Are you constantly trying to save money but coming up short? Read on for four tips to helping you manage your finances.
You’re allergic to it.
Some people hear budget and break out in hives. If you’re one of them, you may have started out budgeting with a chip on our shoulder or attitude in your heart. Remember that budgeting is nothing more than keeping a close eye on what you bring in and what you can spend. Instead of looking at it as a reason why you can’t spend a certain amount of money, look at it as knowing exactly how much money you have to spend on the things you need and want.
It’s Based on Someone Else’s Income.
You can’t finance a champagne lifestyle on a beer income and if you try, you will always find yourself coming up short. We all know just how dangerous trying to keep up with those Joneses can be. Don’t let it be the reason that your budget doesn’t work out.