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Budgeting information, advice, tips, worksheets, and resources to help you set up a successful budget, understand the psychological aspects of money, and stay motivated.
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Budgeting: First Step in Personal Financial Planning
Why a budget is critical to financial success, and how to go about setting one up.
Budget Worksheet
A helpful budget worksheet to help you categorize your expenses and track your income and spending.
Guilt-Free Budgeting: No Blame, No Shame
How to budget successfully without feeling guilty or feeling like you're on a money diet.
How To Set Up a Successful Budget
A quick how-to article on how to set up a successful budget quickly and easily.
Top Ten Features of a Successful Budget
In all the budget bloopers and blunders I've seen, the same few problems keep rearing their ugly heads. To avoid them, here are the top ten most important features of a successful budget.
The Secret to Budgeting Successfully
It's all in the attitude, dude! If you jump into budgeting without a positive attitude, you'll give up before you've seen the difference a budget or spending plan can make in your life. The secret is to work on your attitude first.
Top Three Biggest Budget Busters
There are three things that will set you up for failure in the Battle of the Budget before you even begin. Get them under control and budgeting will enpower you to meet your financial dreams and goals.
Got Budget? 12 Reasons Budgeting Will Improve Your Life
Twelve reasons budgeting can improve your life.
The Psychology of Spending Money
Discover the real culprit behind your urge to splurge. If there are psychological factors in your spending, following a debt reduction plan is like wearing perfume to cover body odor. It treats only the symptoms, not the underlying cause.
Are Budgets for Sissies?
Budgeting advice from The Tooheys, listed by Money Magazine as among the best personal finance managers in the country, on how couples with children, in Debt, with modest income can amass a small fortune.

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