How to Budget Using the 50/20/30 Rule

Dumb Little Man

Learn about the different ways to grow your money, aside from just keeping it in your bank. Following this 50-30-20 budget plan may seem overwhelming at first. To do this, be sure to track your earnings to determine your average income per month and budget accordingly.

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Learning How To Cook Again

Dumb Little Man

Today, our lives are busier than they have been since the industrial revolution and convenience trumps health and budget every day of the week. Kids are learning how to order takeout instead of how to cook and teenagers are opting to become YouTube stars rather than flipping burgers.

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Moving Into a New House On a Budget

Dumb Little Man

How do you start decorating a new home on a budget? Plan and Understand Your Budget First. Instead, you should plan and understand your budget first to resist the temptation of splurging. Learn how to set your priorities. Perfect Lawn On A Budget.

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5 Effective Budgeting Tips for Small Business Owners

Small Business CEO

Budgeting is an important part of running any business. Learn to create a business budget. You would need to know how to create a business budget that is right for you and keep to it.

Top 10 Tips for Buying Stylish Furniture on a Budget

Dumb Little Man

Of course, the biggest challenge lies in finding stylish and contemporary furniture on a limited budget. Invest some time in learning about how they work and what they cost, so you can pick the right ones.

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Six Things Your Mom Forgot to Tell You About Adult Budgeting

Dumb Little Man

As well-intended as these lessons were meant to be, your mother probably forgot to tell you these six details about adult budgeting. Budgets Take Time to Work Your mother may have led you to believe that your budget would work the first time, and all would be smooth sailing from that point on.

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Top 10 Tips for Buying Stylish Furniture on a Budget

Dumb Little Man

Of course, the biggest challenge lies in finding stylish and contemporary furniture on a limited budget. Invest some time in learning about how they work and what they cost, so you can pick the right ones.

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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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Starting Your Small Business With A Small Budget

Small Business CEO

Suddenly you wake up and realize that you have a very tiny budget to get your business off of the ground. Then you start scurrying around trying to make the most of your small start-up budget. Entrepreneurs budgets podcast interview startup tips

Concurrent Learning Sessions

Office Dynamics

• Finding Peace of Mind in Your Pocketbook: How to Ditch Debt, Build a Budget and Show Your Money Who’s Boss Christy Wright (Financial Pillar). Look at it this way: Who wouldn’t want their admin to become a better financial manager and understand budgeting better, from a higher level of competency? I learned so much! Build a budget. Budgets are a plan to address your behavior.

5+1 Things I learned From The Best Personal Finance Books

Dumb Little Man

Learn these things about yourself and revise your goals as needed. This way you’ll learn how to budget the remaining money you have for your expenses. The post 5+1 Things I learned From The Best Personal Finance Books appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Although we live in a time where we can literally find everything and anything online, there are still a lot of people who are clueless when it comes to money.

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Marketing Lessons I Learned From My Dad, the Pastor

The Solopreneur Life

Business people, mostly middle management, were the leaders of the congregation, and church growth (as measured by membership and budget) was a priority. The Mentor church grew tremendously: membership and budget at least tripled, and the congregation successfully executed a major building program at a time when interest rates were 18%. From time to time I have considered the “marketing&# lessons to be learned from my Dad’s stint in Mentor.

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No Budget for Training? Do It Yourself

Administrative Arts

Even without training programs or budgets for traditional or online classes, there are still ways to learn the tips and tricks you need to become more efficient. So, for my own satisfaction, and to make my life easier, I decided to learn more. Similar Posts: No Budget for Training? Copyright: Administrative Arts No Budget for Training? Today’s article is a guest post from Wendy Stoneman.

What Small Businesses Can Learn about Cyber Security from Corporate Solutions like Strixus

Small Business CEO

Although small companies may not have the budget necessary to employ the latest cyber security threat detection for their companies, they can learn what it is Strixus does and how even a few small tweaks to their current cyber security can offer added layers of protection.

12 Must-Know Things While Designing A Book Cover

Dumb Little Man

What is the author’s budget? The author and designer must keep in mind the overall budget associated with the design process right from the beginning and to optimize each aspect effectively. How To LearningAuthors pour their heart and soul when they write a book.

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10 Best Sites for Free and Paid Online Courses

Dumb Little Man

One of the most significant benefits of today’s advanced technologies is the access to endless learning opportunities. Just a quick search on the internet and you’ll find tons of online learning platforms available at your fingertips. They can help you learn a new skill or perfect an existing skill. Because the number of options can be a bit overwhelming, we went ahead and put together this list of the best websites for online learning. College Learning Technology

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A Wiser Approach To Business Spending

Small Business CEO

Instead of putting your new business into debt immediately, it makes sense to learn how to be a bit wiser with the money you have. … Finance business budgeting business financeBusinesses are not cheap to run. Even a small home business costs money.

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Christmas Gifts for Assistants

Office Dynamics

You can purchase an online learning program and we will immediately send you the details for your assistant to access the program when he/she wants. Conference not in your budget? CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR ASSISTANTS. IT’S NOT TOO LATE!

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Getting More Finance Administration Tasks Done in Less Time

Small Business CEO

Budget tracking. One of employees’ usual complaints is the length of time that it takes to get budget requests for particular projects approved, while executives worry about the number of budget requests and the issue of filtering which ones need to be prioritized.

Key Steps to Becoming a Better Project Manager

Productivity Bits

Staying on budget is a crucial aspect of any project, which is why a good manager must know how to efficiently distribute money and other resources so that the project development runs smoothly. Personal Development effective leadership GTD learning pm project managerThe skills that are required of you as a project manager are numerous and various. You are supposed to be able to manage time and schedules well, and only those with developed planning skills can do this successfully.

Create the Career and Life You Want

Office Dynamics

In fact, Jasmine Freeman just talked to me about how many assistants are interested in learning about setting goals and mapping out a plan. Are you going on a luxury cruise or a very tight budget cruise? You can use them as learning experiences. Your destiny is in your hands.

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What Improvements Can Your Small Business Make in 2012?

Small Business CEO

The ability for everyone to work as one big unit is essential to a company’s short and long-term success; • Review your budget for the New Year – As many small business owners can tell you, 2011 has been a difficult year. Finance Marketing Social Media budgets employees

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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.

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6 International Travel Tips You’ll Find Handy

Dumb Little Man

Exploring world-class destinations, learning about unique cultures, and treating your taste buds with delicious foods is what traveling is about. Know Your Travel Budget. Knowing how much your vacation may cost you can help you budget your trip.

Top 5 Tips for Using Technology for Marketing

The Small Business Blog

Learn how to use publishing software and create eye-catching promotional material. This is the best way to expect a higher return on investment on your advertising budget. Test the whole thing: Large corporations have a huge advertising budget to play and experiment.

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The Productivityist Podcast 65: Money and Minimalism with Cait Flanders


In this episode I speak with the woman behind Blonde on a Budget, Cait Flanders. Want to learn more? Blonde on a Budget. The Mindful Budgeting Program. Why I Budget Monthly, Semi-Monthly and Weekly | Blonde on a Budget.

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Conference for Administrative Assistants – How to Get Your Executive’s Approval

Office Dynamics

Most of the time assistants tell me they can’t attend our conference for administrative assistants or training because of budget cuts or not getting financial support. Sometimes it really is a budget issue. That in itself is a learning experience.

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7 Ways Admins Can Do More Meaningful Work

Eat Your Career

Learning how to anticipate the needs of the person or people you support is an ever-changing puzzle. If you need more support in learning how to be proactive, pick up my book, “ The Proactive Professional: How to Stop Playing Catch Up & Start Getting Ahead at Work (and in Life!) ”.

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Why Performance Reviews Make Some.

On The Job

If Ive learned one thing from covering the workplace for so many years its this: Just saying "performance review" is likely to generate some heated discussion. The problem with dissing the performance review (and I agree with almost all of what was said) is that companies use them as a method of matching what they think of as individual performance with the budgeting process for raises and promotions.

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Office Design Ideas for a Productive Workspace

Eat Your Career

Once you are clear on what you want your project to achieve, work with your finance department to set and approve a budget so that you know what you have to work with. This is a guest post contributed by Eleanor Whitney, editor of All Hands , a publication about life at work from Managed by Q.

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The Productivityist Podcast 65: Money and Minimalism with Cait Flanders


In this episode I speak with the woman behind Blonde on a Budget, Cait Flanders. Want to learn more? Blonde on a Budget. The Mindful Budgeting Program. Why I Budget Monthly, Semi-Monthly and Weekly | Blonde on a Budget.

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How Do I Manage My Expenses After Getting Married?

Dumb Little Man

But there are some tricky avenues of a new marriage to tackle, such as learning to live with each other’s house-habits. Decide on a monthly budget. Take groceries, gas, and date night into account when making your realistic budget. Learn how to problem-solve effectively.

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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. The first step is to break down your budget and track your spending. Planning your budget can help you build up an emergency fund and save for long-term goals like home ownership. With real estate markets skyrocketing across the US, your location can make or break your budget in a major city.

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How to Find an Affordable Engagement Ring — Without Sacrificing Quality

Dumb Little Man

And because we want the engagement ring you choose to bring a smile to your face and hers every single day, we’re sharing exactly how to get the one that’s the perfect balance of beauty and budget. Set your budget and priorities ahead of time. Keep this in mind when budgeting.

2019 165

Why Can’t I Get a Raise?

Eat Your Career

If you’ve been declined for a raise, or told it’s just not the right time, or been given some excuse about budgets and pay scales…I’m here to help. Budget constraints and pay scales might sound like a bunch of excuses, but decision-makers have to work within the system.

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15 Benefits to Outsource Document Management

Dumb Little Man

Therefore, outsourcing document management is a high common ground that meets both budget and quality of results. It’s a cost-effective strategy that allows small to large businesses to save and make use of their budgets in more critical areas of the company.

2019 238

It's Time to Shut the Door on the Office Moocher

On The Job

When a moocher asks you to float him a loan, tell him you're sorry, but you're on a budget now. Once moochers see your piggy bank is closed, they'll turn to someone else or learn to start a budget of their own.

2019 130

How to Get More Out of Professional Development Training: [Part 1] Getting Leadership Approval

Eat Your Career

Part 3: Leveraging Learning. In making the request, you show your commitment to learning and professional growth. What are the learning objectives? How do you anticipate using your learning in your current role and in future roles?

2017 151

Introducing Boomerang Virtual Assistants

Laughing all the Way to Work

My esthetician, who opened her own shop about a year ago, said she is learning the business side as she goes. Of course you need to know the basics, but some things you really do learn on the go. We don't want to get involved in any kind of budget work, social media help, graphic design and things like that. I finally launched my new website and am open for business. Well sort of.

2018 146

How to Plan Events Your Team Will Love (Without the Stress)

Eat Your Career

As the editor for All Hands and an event organizer myself, I’ve had the opportunity to learn from event planning experts. An event budget template. This is a guest post contributed by Eleanor Whitney, editor of All Hands , a publication about life at work from Managed by Q.

2018 180

Sales Tips For Small Business Sales Teams

Small Business CEO

But even with the smartest salespeople, how can you compete with larger sales teams with bigger budgets? Here are our top tips for smashing your sales: Learn to send effective sales emails. It’s never been easy for small businesses.

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How To Handle Leave Management For Small Businesses

Small Business CEO

This is due to the limited HR budget small businesses typically have. If you want to know how to handle leave management at your small business, keep reading below to learn the HR strategies that will make your job much easier.…

2019 79

4 Steps To Supercharge Your Business Focus

Small Business CEO

Sometimes the best thing that you can do for your business is learning how to focus. Focus on your budget. Focus on the little things that matter. Focus on your broader picture in context. Focus on your target audience.

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