How to Budget Using the 50/20/30 Rule

Dumb Little Man

This percentage might sound too big, but once you list down all your fixed monthly expenses, everything will certainly make sense. Following this 50-30-20 budget plan may seem overwhelming at first. Next, itemize your monthly expenses. As you know, every budget is different.

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How Do I Manage My Expenses After Getting Married?

Dumb Little Man

Decide on a monthly budget. In order to have a successful merging of finances, you and your spouse need to sit down together as a couple and decide on a monthly budget. Markdown your shared monthly income as well as a list of your monthly expenses.

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3 Simple Steps To Manage Your Budget And Cashflow

Office Organization Success

Along with paper piles, budget and Cashflow is another area that can be a huge source of overwhelm and frustration! . However, it needn’t be… let me share with you three simple steps that you can put in place to manage your budget and Cashflow.

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6 Ways to Slash Businesses Expenses This Year

Small Business CEO

As a business grows, it’s easy to let expenses scale up proportionally. If this is true in your situation, you may need to revisit the drawing board and slash some of these unnecessary expenses. Running a business is no different than running your household budget.

Should You Cook With Expensive Wine or Cheap Wine?

Dumb Little Man

From a budgeting standpoint, wine is both accessible […]. The post Should You Cook With Expensive Wine or Cheap Wine? We all know that wine tastes great — well, most of it does. But what is it within the wine that enables us to enjoy it?

How to Reduce Expenses When You Live In An Expensive City

Dumb Little Man

Of course, those ideas don’t apply to everyone and not all people can live well in an expensive city. Whether you’re looking to pinch pennies or you’re struggling to make ends meet, here are some tips on how to reduce expenses when you live in a high-cost area. When residing in an expensive city, the amount you pay out of pocket can increase every 6 to 8 months depending on the size of your vehicle and the length of your commute.

The tricky world of expenses

Practically Perfect PA

I must admit I’ve been struggling to start writing the blog this week, I knew I would be discussing the dreaded task of processing expenses and as I’m sure you can imagine the subject hasn’t really stirred my creative juices! Do you have an expense policy in place?

15 Budget Worthy Smart Home Improvements

Dumb Little Man

But there are so many other things you can do to make a smart and safe home renovation even while on a budget. One of the most budget-friendly home renovation ideas is fixing what’s already there. If you are on a budget, you have to try to do things yourself as much as you can.

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What Expenses Will Increase Your Happiness?

Dumb Little Man

Expenses that Increase Happiness For the first time in history, there is a wealth of research on the correlation between money and happiness. In other words, we now know what expenses bring the most value to maximize our output.

How to Cut Down Expenses While Living In A Big City

Dumb Little Man

Cities all over the US are seeing record-breaking increases in living costs , making personal budgeting more difficult than ever. For city-dwellers, high expenses come with the territory. A study conducted by Zillow and Care.com found that people living in cities paid $9,073 more on average for daily living expenses than people living in the suburbs of those same cities. See Also: How to Reduce Expenses When You Live In An Expensive City.

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How to Start a Business on A Budget

Dumb Little Man

And with most startups not having enough budget, making it big in the industry can take a lot of work. Here’s our guide on how to start your business on a budget. As a new business on a tight budget, it seems unlikely you’ll be able to hire a team of staff to help straight away. You could look at coworking spaces or cheap shared office space, but that will add dents to your budget as well as time.

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Ten Simple Ways to Go Green On A Budget

Eco-Office Gals

Most people associate “going green” with buying expensive products like organic vegetables, environmentally friendly cleaning products, and electric cars. Without further ado, here are ten simple ways to go green on a budget. .

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Penny Packers: How to Move on a Budget

Dumb Little Man

Let’s face facts, it’s expensive. Let’s face facts, it’s expensive. Make a Budget. The key to saving money is making a budget. Budget the Distance. The post Penny Packers: How to Move on a Budget appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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How to Tell You Can't Cut Your Budget Any Further

Dumb Little Man

While cutting out the daily trip to Starbucks or bringing a sack lunch to work can serve as low-hanging fruit to improve your finances there are only so many holes to plug in your monthly budget. Not even with a paltry $200 per month being budget for food.

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Top Destinations In Europe for a Long Weekend on a Budget

Dumb Little Man

For those on a budget, long weekend trips can mean exciting experiences. Take note that Paris can be notoriously overpriced, so if you are looking for the perfect base to explore the French culture and cuisine a bit deeper, then Lyon is the perfect budget destination for you. Moreover, the savings one can get when traveling to this top destination make it perfect for visitors on a budget. Romantic break for two? Long weekend with the guys?

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Creating A Car Budget: 7 Things You Can Give Up For That Brand New Car

Dumb Little Man

In fact, buying a car on finance can even be less expensive than the monthly cost of a fancy new iPhone, broadband contract or your gym membership! Here’s how to set your car budget by giving up some of your unnecessary expenses. But do you really want that expensive coffee or is it simply a force of habit? Not only is it a painfully expensive habit, it is also proven terrible for your health. They’re also expensive, costing around $86 a month.

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How to Cover your Unexpected Round-the-World Travel Expenses “(Edited)”

Dumb Little Man

Unexpected travel expenses can cost you more than you would spend if you just stay at home. Expenses for airplane tickets and hotel rooms are obvious. There are several unexpected travel expenses that can fast spike the total price of your trip to an uncomfortable height. The best way to cover such unexpected travel expenses is to find reasonable offers online for cab or taxi services or get cash advance online.

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5 Ways Cloud Services Help Lower Your IT Budget

Small Business CEO

So if you’re interested in lowering your IT budget and becoming more competitive in the modern business world, investing in cloud services is a great choice. Take a look at this list of 5 ways that cloud services can help you lower your IT budget! Cloud computing is the future.

12 Colorful Ways to Dress Up Your Home (On a Budget)

Dumb Little Man

Interior decorators are expensive. Painting the whole place would be both expensive and complicated. See Also: Top 10 Tips for Buying Stylish Furniture on a Budget . The post 12 Colorful Ways to Dress Up Your Home (On a Budget) appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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5 Business Expenses a Startup can do Without

Small Business CEO

Many new company owners waste thousands that they haven’t earnt yet on illogical expenses, so here are just a handful that you should avoid. … Finance business expenses financial management startup expenses

Picnic and Barbecue Planning Pointers for Businesses on a Budget

Small Business CEO

At the same time, they can be expensive. This is also a great time to make a budget for your party. … Finance bbq event business budgeting company picnics Company picnics boost morale and show appreciation for the work your employees do.

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A Guide to Managing Travel Expenses for SMEs

The Small Business Blog

With the cost of fuel, rail and air travel increasing each year, managing employee travel expenses is a key area of concern for many businesses. Smaller companies, with lower travel budgets and fewer resources, often find the process particularly difficult to bring under control. Further to being expensive, booking and organising travel is a time…

Money Saving Deals for Businesses: Get What You Need Without Breaking the Budget

Tips From T. Marie

Doing business can be expensive. Often, critical business needs are put on the back burner in order to stay on budget. One of the most expensive items a business could expect to incur used to be the purchase of software. Even so, they can be a handy, money-saving tool in your business budget arsenal. From computers to apps, and everything in between, doing business costs money. Luckily there are some great ways to get what you need and save big bucks at the same time.

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How To Use Budgeting To Boost Productivity

Simple Productivity Blog

There are all sorts of techniques for budgeting well and just as many for being more productive. That said, budgets are typically more concrete than productivity plans, probably because with a budget you have hard and fast units of measurement.

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Effective Ways To Attract Web Traffic Even When On a Small SEO Budget

Dumb Little Man

Unfortunately, it can be pretty expensive for online businesses. If you are looking for ways to increase your web traffic while on a tight budget, here are some practical tips worth trying. The post Effective Ways To Attract Web Traffic Even When On a Small SEO Budget appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Search engine optimization is one of the most practical ways of generating new leads for sales conversions.

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Are we in the budget?

Laughing all the Way to Work

A good question to ask your office manager or HR person would be, “Is there a budget for the administrative staff?” Here are some things that I have often wondered about, but was always afraid to ask: Is there a budget for education for the administrative staff? Is there a budget for joining professional associations? Is there a budget for work-related conferences? Is there a budget for magazines and newsletters related to your profession?

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Dealing with a Job Loss: Cutting Back Expenses

Simple Productivity Blog

--> Home Get Updates Ebooks Free Stuff Donate About Contact Me Get Free Updates: Via RSS | Via Email | Productivity Simplification Balance Life Design Organization Clutter Dealing with a Job Loss: Cutting Back Expenses Posted on August 25, 2010 by LJ Earnest Welcome to Simple Productivity Blog!

5 Tips About Budgeting For Freelancers You Can’t Afford To Miss

Small Business CEO

Below are some simple budgeting tips to help your cash flow. By already having a contract for the coming six months to a year secured, you should find it far easier to figure out what you will be earning taking into account savings, bills and living expenses.

Professional Attire and Your Budget

Office Dynamics

I'm not making a six figure income and Talbots is expensive.". You may have to travel a little ways out of your community to find a store that better fits your budget and your body. Budget your money. In regards to your comment about "expensive."

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Professional Attire and Your Budget

Office Dynamics

I'm not making a six figure income and Talbots is expensive.". You may have to travel a little ways out of your community to find a store that better fits your budget and your body. Budget your money. In regards to your comment about "expensive."

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How You Can Outsource Talent On a Budget

Small Business CEO

If you’re a small business or startup, or just simply operating on a small budget but you have a particular project that needs to be completed you might be considering outsourcing it.

thepeoplesrecord: Here are just a few of the largest budget.

Denise Aday

thepeoplesrecord : Here are just a few of the largest budget cuts from the sequester that went into effect on March 1. $85 53 million cut from Salaries and Expenses at the Food Safety and Inspection Service.

Tips For Cutting Small Business Costs

Small Business CEO

If you find that your business is strapped for cash and you need to trim some expenses, here are 10 Ways To Control Business Costs. Now that it’s tax season, maybe it’s a good time to double check your expenses to see where you’ve been overspending.

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Working with your Executive on a planned approval process

Practically Perfect PA

Executives also have to accept leave requests, sickness reports, expenses, invoices, purchase orders and budget requests. In most organisations, work often needs to be formally approved or signed-off by Senior Executives before the work can begin or the next phase of the project.

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How To Reduce The Costs Of Technology In Your Business

Small Business CEO

Your business should be operating within parameters of a budget. Entrepreneurs Finance Information Technology budgets expenses technologyEvery company is concerned about the bottom line. Without that attention to detail they’ll constantly be throwing good money after bad.

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Frugal Business Spending: A Must In A Tough Economy

Small Business CEO

The goal is for you to reduce your expenses by getting rid of the unnecessary cash outflow. Tags: Entrepreneurs budget expenses finances In these tough times, the biggest impact of the economic downturn is being felt by the small business sector.

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How to negotiate the best deal for your favourite venue

Practically Perfect PA

When an Assistant organises an event or a large external meeting, the venue they choose will likely be among the most expensive things on their event budget.

What Small Businesses Need To Know About Rolling Forecasting

Small Business CEO

Budgets are no longer unchanging entities. In the midst of the information age, with transactions moving faster, business spanning the globe, and technology providing helpful tools to re-plan and re-think budgets, many small businesses are adopting a new way of thinking about their financials.

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8 Methods to Eliminate Credit Card Debt

Dumb Little Man

Get On a Budget. If your household is not currently on a budget, this is the most important step on this entire list. List all your income and all expenses and see what’s left over at the end of the month. Of course, your budget needs a category for credit card payments!

5 Financial Blunders to Avoid This Holiday Season

Dumb Little Man

If you’re guilty of any of these common financial blunders due to the holidays, then it’s time to learn some holiday budget tips. Not keeping or sticking to a budget. Creating a budget is a necessity, whether it’s the holidays or beyond. If you do have a budget, stick with it.

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Keeping Cloud Computing Costs in Check

Small Business CEO

The cloud is a boon for companies with small budgets and small (or no) IT staff. But as so often happens with budgets, there are expenditures that you plan for, and then there are the costs that seem to appear out of nowhere.

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Getting More Finance Administration Tasks Done in Less Time

Small Business CEO

This ease-of-access also allows for transparency between relevant officers as well as for a more efficient way to review company expenses versus ROI. Budget tracking. Entrepreneurs Finance budgets finances management

5 Simple Tweaks to Make Your Home More Attractive

Dumb Little Man

If you want to add details in your home but can’t afford to buy expensive materials, you can create your own decors to make your home look more presentable. If you’re into paintings but has no budget, you can try doing some art on your own. It doesn’t have to be expensive.

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