The Rolling Budget Is Working Out Nicely
Feb17

The Rolling Budget Is Working Out Nicely

I decided to give the rolling budget another try and even though it is only the second month I am please with what I see. With a rolling budget what you do is similar to the envelope method, except you don’t use physical envelopes or cash. I do all my purchases on credit cards (and pay them off every week) but treat those credit payments like a debit payment. With the rolling budget if I have money left over in a category from...

Read More
Revamped The Budget (And My Life) For 2014
Jan01

Revamped The Budget (And My Life) For 2014

So we are now in the new year of 2014 and one of the first things that I did was to go and do a revamp of the budget. I also focused on a few areas I need to work on in my daily life but the budget is the main point here. I reset all of the categories to zero in the rolling budget so that I can track the entire year of income and expenses without the effect of 2013’s numbers. I reduced the budget for housing expenses because I...

Read More
Weekly Financial Check Up: January Week 4
Jan25

Weekly Financial Check Up: January Week 4

Every Friday I post on my weekly income and expenses in an effort to keep on track of my budget for the month. By breaking down my transactions on a weekly basis I can see where my money is going and see if I am going to be able to stay under my total budget for the month. This week I spent $4.64 on lunch because I forgot my lunch in the fridge and was going to have to spend the whole day on campus. I was quite upset with myself...

Read More
Weekly Financial Check Up: January Week 1
Jan04

Weekly Financial Check Up: January Week 1

Every Friday I post on my weekly income and expenses in an effort to keep on track of my budget for the month. By breaking down my transactions on a weekly basis I can see where my money is going and see if I am going to be able to stay under my total budget for the month. This week I spent $45.05 on household items including vitamins and toilet bowl cleaner from my online shipper. I am currently in an area where it is really hard to...

Read More
Page 2 of 212