3rd Quarter 2017 Spending

Expense Tracking Update – 3rd Quarter 2017 Spending Hits and Misses

What I dreaded at first, has become quite the quarterly challenge.  Yes, I am talking about tracking my expenses.  A few years ago, I would have never thought about or done anything about it.  But since tracking my expenses for all of 2016 and discovering several eye-opening expense drains, I am now a believer!  Deep down I hope that putting my expenses out there and documenting my progress will turn you into an expense tracking believer as well. continue reading…

Financial Muse Piggy Bank Budgeting

Budgeting – Be your money’s boss

It is budgeting time!  Now, you might ask yourself why.  After all, you did just work yourself through last year’s spending and set up your expense tracker for this year.  Good job on that by the way 🙂 If all this sounds like a foreign language to you, start here and here! To get the most out of your hard work, today we will set up a budget to go along with our monthly expense continue reading…