The other day I found out I needed new tires on my car in order to pass the safety inspection. This was a huge, unexpected expense, but luckily I was prepared. One thing I’ve done in my budget is save money throughout the year for bigger, less frequent purchases. I talked about this method of budgeting in my previous post about what to put in your budget.
When I first started tracking my expenses and working within a budget, I didn’t know the best way to keep track and visualize my budget. So I began using some simple budget worksheets I found online. They helped me get in the habit of keeping with my budget, but also gave me ideas of how I could make the worksheets work better for me.Continue Reading