Inside: A simple trick to find out exactly what you're spending that's much more fun then tracking every expense for a month. Create your budget with ease!
Ever hear of this advice?
Carry a little notebook and write down everything you spend for a month so you can make a budget.
I've tried that.
Day one is good. I only made two purchases for gas and groceries, which I wrote down as soon as I put away my cash envelope wallet. But by day 3, I've already forgotten to write down several purchases.
And by day 5 I can't find my red spiral notebook.
Before you throw up your hands and give up, let me show you a simple trick that I've used to find out what I'm spending.
So much easier!
A simple trick to find out what you spend
Who has time to track every purchase for a whole month to find out what you spend?
Here's a simple trick I've used to find out how much I have been spending in each category.
I use this amount when creating my budget, knowing this is just a starting place, that can be adjusted as needed.
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Hi! I’m Charissa. I’m on a mission to help hardworking women overcome money struggles and gain financial peace with a Biblical perspective so they can have the freedom to impact their families and communities. Ready to make some changes that will impact your finances in 2020? Click here to get a free worksheet to help you make it happen!