Personal Finance

Beginner’s Guide to Budgeting

I saw an article recently that talked about the price of groceries going up in Canada. I’ve noticed this myself as I was out grocery shopping especially in the produce section. Cauliflower was $8!? It’s sad that the cost of healthy food is going up making it harder for people to find their families nutritious meals.

Budgeting has never been so important. I want to ensure I have enough money to feed my family healthy foods and still have enough to cover all our bills. If you’re new to budgeting, you’ve come to the right place. I’ve listed 20 helpful posts to get you started on creating a workable budget for your family.

Beginner's Guide to Budgeting - Having a household budget is imperative in our economy! This Beginner's Guide to Budgeting is an excellent resource to help get you started.

  1. 5 Items to Remove From Your Budget
  2. Does My Family Really Need a budget?
  3. 3 Free Online Budget Tools
  4. 4 Steps to Take When Your Budget Fails
  5. Budget Blindness – What is it and Why is it Dangerous?
  6. How to choose the best budget for your family?
  7. 4 tips for creating a successful budget
  8. 5 Signs Your Budget Needs a Tune Up
  9. How to Make a Budget Binder
  10. The Beginner’s Guide to Budgeting
  11. The Biggest Mistake People Make When Budgeting
  12. How to Budget When Paychecks Differ
  13. How to Prepare Your Budget for Next Year
  14. 7 reasons Why Your Budget Isn’t Working
  15. 5 Habits That are Sabotaging Your Budget
  16. How to Create a Successful Monthly Budget That Works
  17. 5 Habits of Budget-Savvy People
  18. Budget Your Money with the 50/20/30 Rule
  19. Budgeting for People That Suck at Budgets
  20. Building your First Budget

Having a budget has helped us tremendously. We know where our money is going and how much we have to spend every month. It’s also allowed us to save money. It gives us a clearer picture of our finances. Knowledge is power. You control your money. Don’t let it control you.

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Stacie Vaughan

Stacie is the mom of two girls and lives in Ontario, Canada. She enjoys cooking/baking, photography, reading, DIY and is fueled by lots of coffee!

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