What are the Benefits of Budgeting?

What a personal budget does is show you where to allocate your money and how to distribute your income more effectively.

Is Budgeting Hard?

You do have to be willing to put in the time to understand your expenses, make a realistic plan for your spending, and then stick to it. With a little work, anyone can do it — even you.

Benefits of Budgeting

I’ve made a list of eleven budgeting benefits to convince you to give budgeting a try and to help give you the motivation to follow your plan once  you’ve made it.

1. Puts You In Control of Your Money

It puts you in control of your money by helping you spend intentionally instead of wondering where all your money is going or why you never seem to have enough.

2. You Become Aware of Your Spending Habits

Budgeting forces you to be aware of your spending habits. You may be shocked to find out how much you’ve been spending on lunches with co-workers, trips to Home Goods, coffee subscription boxes, or any number of other things. 

3. Helps you set priorities

Making a budget helps you see the big picture of your finances more clearly so you can make good decisions about what’s most important and where you should focus first.

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