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Track Your Cash Flow

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It's so easy to spend a little bit here and there, and end up frittering away hundreds. For a month, get a receipt for everything you buy and put it in a jar. At the end of the month, you'll have a clear picture of your spending habits and you can identify where you can cut back.

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You also think twice about spending if you know you're going to have to track it.

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  • STORMY724
    We keep all of our receipts to scan into Paperless, a software program that tracks spending. - by STORMY724
  • love the idea, i also put my receipts under a paper weight and i can see where i used cash or c.c. all the little expenditures add up, especially when you have lunch with friends. - by MOTTAMAMALOU
  • I have been thinking about buying the Quicken program to help with the tracking. My brother in law has been doing this for years and now that I am strapped I understand the reasoning. wish I did it a long time ago! emoticon - by WILWOMAN
  • Great idea. Thanks - by MUN_SILVER
  • that is a wonderful idea. a great way to keep track of where the money goes. - by SWEETMOMMY41
  • This is an excellent idea to track where the cash/money does go! - by ALLEY2300
  • Love this idea... I've been wanting an easy way to do this for awhile... Now I have a great idea with the jar thing.... - by KIMINFLAG
  • This is a very good idea. I lose sight of all things. - by SPECIALGURL7

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