Blog Rewind - Budgeting

By Avery Mills | Jan 1, 2021 8:00:00 AM

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Throughout 2021, we are going to hit rewind on the Funding Your Future blog and take a look back on some older posts, starting with budgeting:

Build a Budget

It’s time to take the next step in your Financial Fitness Plan and build your budget. Yes, budget. A word that often fills people with dread and anxiety. However, budgeting isn’t meant to be scary or make your life miserable. It's a way for you to take control of your finances so that you are maximizing every cent that you make. Because there isn't 'one size fits all,' perfect budget, it may take some trial and error to figure out what works best for you. Here are some ideas to help you get started.

Budgeting Methods

When you decide to start budgeting, there are several different methods that you can use. Here are just a few examples to help you get started when it comes time to build a budget.

Tips for First Time Budgeters

As a first-time budgeter, there may be several reasons why you haven’t created a budget up until this point. Maybe you didn’t think you need one or weren’t sure where to start. Here are some tips on how to create your first budget and how to stick to it.

Budget Motivation

One of the major reasons that people have trouble sticking to their budget is because a budget can be abstract. By using methods of motivation or incentives, you can help yourself keep to your budget and have a little extra bonus along the way. Here are some ways to create a little motivation to help you stick to your budget.

Mid-Year Budget Check

As you approach the mid-point of the year, now is a great time to make sure you are on track with your budget. Here is what you should look out for, as well as ways to fix the issues that you may be having.

Topics: Blog Rewind

Author: Avery Mills