Monthly Archive: September 2016

Cutting Utilities

Cutting Utilities

Sara Colley / September 24, 2016 Cutting Expenses, Continued Utilities When most folks think of utilities they think they can’t possibly cut back anywhere.  You’d be surprised. Cable / Television The first place to...

Groceries and Home Supplies

Groceries and Home Supplies This is a tricky category for cutting expenses, because you can’t really cut back on food, and you might end up spending more on this category if you cut back...

Automobile

Next we’ll look at your automobile expenses, because for many folks it’s an opportunity to make fast progress with big reductions in spending. We all like shiny new cars that shout out to the...

Entertainment

We’re going to attack entertainment next. This may not be your second, third or even fourth largest category, but for most folks it is a category where the potential for cutting back is very...

What Happens If It Doesn’t Pencil Out?

What Happens If It Doesn’t Pencil Out?

Getting Your Budget to Balance – Part 1 You’ve finished entering in your current income and spending into your shiny new budget. Congratulations! Unless, like most folks, you have more spending than you do...