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Budgeting: Pick One Category



If you're having trouble creating or sticking to a budget, it can help to pick one "problem area" and track every penny you spend in this single category. For example, track the money you spend on dining out and see if that helps you reduce the amount of money you spend in this category.

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  • R.I.P. -- it doesn't exist anymore as a budgeting site. - by ZENMIND7
  • This is great. Eating out is my only real money-waster (which explains why I need SP)! - by GREENSHADE
  • I realized that I think I got this tip, or was inspired by, It's a great site for personal budgeting, and has a community aspect that's similar to SparkPeople's! - by ZENMIND7

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