Develop a budget. Do this for your money and your mind. Be honest with what your mind can take on over a month and budget the mental space accordingly.
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The word “budget” has such a negative connotation in today’s society. Individuals associate the act of budgeting with some sort of militant regimen that hinders them from having any sort of flexibility with their money.
The end result? Failure.
Fortunately, there are a number of ways to prevent your budget from failing and make it work for you, minus the ball and chain.
Before you create your budget, track spending for at least one month to get a better idea of where your money actually goes. Once you’ve taken this pertinent step, consider the following tips to help you stay on track throughout the month.