It’s funny, even as an adult, I don’t consider the New Year to start in January, but September. A creature of habit, I still think on the academic calendar! Thus it is fitting to consider budget reflections and revamps this long weekend. I love keeping a budget – I’m really awesome at keeping track of how I’m spending my money, but not so great at sticking to the budget.
So here are some of my favourite reads and resources on budgeting this week:3 Steps to a September Budget Review
– this article over on mrsjanuary.com is very apropos, as I am terrible at actually sticking to a budget! As I mentioned before, I love tracking my spending, but never really take the initiative to modify my behaviours based on my spending trends.
Create a budget that really works – Canadian Living posted this helpful article to help focus your budget and give you steps on how to get it started!