Budgeting Like an Adult

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Young & Broke

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No one likes to keep track of their spending habits. It is scary and even I find myself shocked at how much I can spend while on a trip to the mall or even the grocery store. Not having a set budget can really hurt you when you are trying to keep some money in your savings account. How do you know how much you are spending? How much should you be spending? What will happen if you buy that gorgeous Dooney & Burke purse when you really just need groceries?

Sticking to your budget is hard. Trust me I’ve been there. But it is even more difficult to buy necessities when your bank account is at zero. I have found that keeping a budget shows me how much extra money I have that week or month so I know if I can afford to go…

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2 comments on “Budgeting Like an Adult

  1. Good post. Yes it is hard to stick to the budget. I guess it is important to prioritize as what is required and what can be left out. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Glad to see this! I know so many young people who have no idea how to budget. Wonderful life skill! I wish I had started budgeting and SAVING much much earlier.

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