How do you stick to your budget?
When I first saw her tweet, following my call on Twitter for topics for Tell Us Tuesday, I sure hoped she was suggesting a question and not asking me specifically! Anybody who has been reading this blog for any length of time (as she has) should know better than to ask ME how to stick to a budget! That’s why Beth has come on board- to give you advice as to somebody who manages to actually walk the frugal talk.
Over the past few years though, I’ve gotten slightly better at sticking to a budget. Part of that is because the budget isn’t so tight anymore; I have found that below a certain level of money brought into the house, there’s just no way things will balance and there’s nothing else to be cut. I’ve also gotten a lot better about random spending and most importantly, planning ahead. I’m still not great at it though, so I’m looking forward to hearing your thoughts as well!
So tell us: How do you stick to your budget?