Personal budgeting

Budgeting money is very important and learning how to do it is not that easy yet it is very much achievable. Budgeting money involves making a plan or a layout on how to spend wisely. Also, budgeting allows you to save essential funds for priorities such as house rent, bills, car loan, household supply, clothing and savings.

Budgeting money in general is all about calculating your monthly expenditure based on your living costs from preceding months and saving for emergencies or unexpected circumstances like visits to the doctor or buying a new set of tires.

The very first step in budgeting money is to know your monthly income and expenses, which you can break down in monthly and yearly terms. Once you have started in budgeting money by following the above step, you will be able to see where your money is being spent.

Afterwards, think of different things you want to save for such as home renovation or travel vacation and things that you need to save for aside from emergencies such as college funds, wedding and etcetera.

Budgeting money is about prioritising your expenses within a specific time, ideally in a monthly basis. Start thinking of things that you can live without and what you really need. Keeping track of your expenses like keeping your receipts or writing down what you have recently purchased can be very helpful in budgeting money and saving money.

Once you get your pay, you should immediately deduct from it the amount that you will need for your bills and all other necessities. Afterwards, set aside an amount for your personal and emergency fund savings. Then, if there is any spare cash left you can spend it on whatever you want.

You should strike a balance between being frugal and being good to yourself. Remember that there are things that you really need and there are things that you only want. You should know which to prioritise. Spend your money first on what you need because the things that you want can always wait. On the other hand, do not be too hard on yourself. Choose activities that will allow you to enjoy your hard work while keeping costs under control.

Budgeting money is also about planning your lifestyle and being aware of your spending behavior. Once you already have your budget plan set, try your best to follow it. There is no sense in having a budget plan if you do not stick to it. Budgeting money is something that anybody can plan and do. It may be difficult at first but eventually you will get the hang of it. The key is to adjust little by little.


One Response to “Personal budgeting”

  1. I enjoyed your article on budgeting.

    I also have a few articles on my blog on budgeting. You can check out my articles on budgeting, personal finance, and money management at

    Great article!

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