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Budget Tips and Tricks 2010-01-24 06:00:42

Share Your Tried and True Budget Tips

You want the truth? Creating and sticking to a budget is a pain. It takes dedication, daily effort, and compromise. We each develop our own smart saving style and tricks over the years, which is why we started the How Do You Save? group for you to divulge your winning tactics. We want you to dole out your advice to other SavvySugar readers trying to save a little moola and learn from their experiences — particularly as we all buckle down and try to set a smooth savings course for 2010.

Share your budget tips with SavvySugar readers. Create a PopSugar account or log in to your account. Then post your tips in the How Do You Save? group.

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Allison14806931 Allison14806931 6 years
I think it's important to stick to a realistic budget, and adjust when necessary. I highly recommend for everyone to check out this blog, it has a lot of easy, simple budgeting tips http://blog.greensherpa.com/index.php/personal-finance/the-frugal-student-part-11-budgeting-101/
LadyLiLa83 LadyLiLa83 6 years
Our biggest problem with a budget is that my husband's hours are not steady, so he might only work 15 hours a week. Luckily each of my checks cover half our bills. What I do is pay half of what's due with each check (I get paid bi-weekly) and then it's not a huge chunk getting taken out and everything is paid on time. Whatever is left out of my check and all of my husband's check go toward groceries and other necessities (including feeding a savings account.)
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