Budgeting Archive

  • New Budgeting Method: Minimum expenses for a comfortable lifestyle

    Tweet Most people start budgeting by looking at how much they earn, and then allocating that money into categories. They take their net paycheque and decide: Hey, let’s … spend $100 on miscellaneous. Why not do it the other way around? Find a comfortable minimum […]

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  • Don’t wait to retire before you travel

    Tweet A new year has just started and I’m asking you: what will it be fulfilled with? If you are able to save up money to take a small trip (a week) to a dream destination like Paris, don’t wait! Do it when you are […]

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  • The Philosophy behind Budgeting: Do you do it because you have to, or because you want to?

    Tweet I was thinking the other day about attitudes of people towards budgeting. There are those who hate it (the old me before I realized how COOL it is), and there are those who love it (the current and forever me). I had a recent […]

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  • 10 Money Lessons

    Tweet Be patient. Thousands of dollars doesn’t accumulate overnight, it takes persistence. Focus on how your money works for you. …not for anyone else. Don’t worry about fancy money terms or that you  don’t understand something. Just start with: I earn this amount of money […]

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  • Starting out: Where should you cut back first?

    Tweet For a first time budgeter, cutting back on expenses can be daunting: where do you cut? why? how? and what is the best way to use that money? I am here to suggest that you start with the hardest categories first, so that you […]

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