Tag: budgeting

A Look Back at My Budget – 10 Years Ago

I thought it would be fun to take a look back at my simple budget 10 years ago this month and see what I was buying with my money and what type of income I was bringing in. Granted, I was less than a year into my “get-0ut-of-debt” journey, but I was well on my way …

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How We Spend Our Money

I thought it would be interesting (albeit somewhat awkward) to share where our money goes every month. Now, I won’t get into numbers or anything – but with the pie graphic you will be able to see where a lot of our income goes to (this is last month’s “allocation”). 

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Mint.com Review – An Option to Tracking Your Net Worth

Earlier this year I restarted tracking my net worth with my normal boring excel document that I was using since graduating from college. In my old manual method of tracking I’d have to log onto each website, which included all my checking, savings, mortgage, credit cards, 401k, IRA, and money market accounts. Too collect all …

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You Need a Budget (YNAB) Budgeting Software Review

There are loads of ways you can budget your money out there. Paper, Excel, Mint.com, checkbooks and so on. Personally, I’ve used a combination of these at one time or the other – but have mainly settled on an Excel spreadsheet over the past 3-4 years. I like it because I’m able to look over …

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