Introducing: Family Budget Spreadsheets

Family Balance Sheet

I’ve been working behind the scenes on a tool that I personally use to track and organize our finances: Family Budget Spreadsheets. This package of 9 Microsoft Excel spreadsheets is designed to help you organize your finances, plan for major purchases, create a budget, understand your cash flow, and track your net worth. To plan for our monthly spending, I started searching online for a budget spreadsheet. Family Budget Spreadsheets. Budget

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Family Budgeters Unite!

Family Balance Sheet

I started a closed Facebook group, Family Budgeters Unite! I envision the group to be a place to find and share tips, motivation, encouragement, and inspiration about family finances and budgeting. We’ll talk about what works for us and doesn’t work for us when it comes to saving and budgeting our money. Join the Family Budgeters Unite! The post Family Budgeters Unite! BudgetOn Facebook?

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Thrifty Thinking: Trimming Your Holiday Budget

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Coupons.com savings expert, to learn more about holiday budgeting. How can people trim their budget during the holidays? The best way to trim your budget comes down to 3 words: Have a Plan! With the holiday season now in full swing, consumers say they are flocking online to buy everything from holiday gifts to groceries, according to a holiday survey (1) by Quotient Technology Inc. and its popular savings app, Coupons.com.

What We Ate this Week on our Budget 12.14.18

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Here’s a peek at what we ate this week on our budget. I’ve had to bump up the budget over the years as my kids have grown and started to eat as much as adults. The post What We Ate this Week on our Budget 12.14.18

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5 Easy Budget Categories to Reduce

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The 5 Easiest Budget Categories to Reduce. They are by far the easiest & quickest category to reduce in a household budget. Restaurants can be a huge drain on any budget, but there are ways to enjoy a meal out without spending a lot of money. Budget

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Easy & Budget Friendly Meal Planning

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Easy & Budget Friendly Meal Planning. The post Easy & Budget Friendly Meal Planning appeared first on Frugal Texas Diva. I have been one of those people who says they need to start meal planning and never does it.

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The Ultimate List of More Than 50 Budget Categories You Must Use

Penny Pinchin' Mom

It is no secret that you need a budget. Below you will find a list of household budget categories you need to include. It is no secret that the number one thing you must do to take control of your finances is to create a budget. SIMPLE BUDGET CATEGORIES . Budget Main

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5 healthy and yummy recipes for under 2 dollars – friendly budget

Coupons Do Work

Times can be tough and we need a way to budget our cash whenever possible. A good way to budget your bill on this one is to buy rice in bulk from Amazon at only $18 for a 15-pound bag. Most of us have been there.

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FREE Printable Budget Forms

For the Mommas

FREE Printable Budget Forms How many times have you heard about people living on a budget and making a big difference in their savings? The post FREE Printable Budget Forms appeared first on FTM. Budget Free Stuff Freebies Instagram

25 Easy and Budget Friendly Football Recipes

Coupons Do Work

So here are 25 awesome easy and budget friendly football recipes : Love to cook? Easy Recipes budget friendly recipes easy recipes football recipes gameday recipesFootball season is here! and it is no secret how much I am a U of M (Michigan Fan) football fan — GO BLUE! like the picture choice?

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Budgeting for Life

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

My husband and I live within our means and budget and hope our children will learn from example. It’s Not Just Important for Children Currently, I’m getting a crash course in just how vital budgeting, preparing and planning for the future is to the stability of your financial future.

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Grocery Budget Challenge | January Meeting

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The Goal of the Grocery Budget Challenge is to be creative with our meal planning and grocery shopping so that we aren’t over-spending. January’s homework was to figure out your monthly grocery budget and start meal planning. My success : My January grocery budget was $450.

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Grocery Budget Challenge | February Meeting

Family Balance Sheet

The Goal of the Grocery Budget Challenge is to be creative with our meal planning and grocery shopping so that we do not over-spend. We don’t want to make our families miserable with bland meals, boring snacks, and not enough food in the house, but we must stay on budget.

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How to Start a Budget (and be successful at it!)

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During that time, I started to budget for everything. Every aspect of our lives was included in our budget. When people hear the word budget, they think “restriction” and “no fun”, but honestly that couldn’t be further from the truth. A budget might not change your circumstances, especially if the problem is income, but a budget will help prioritize the funds that are available. Another way to think of a budget is a spending plan.

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Budget Friendly Ways to Spend Time with Your Kids

Penny Pinchin' Mom

And, since we are on a budget, I want to find things we can do that keep the wallet in check. The post Budget Friendly Ways to Spend Time with Your Kids appeared first on Penny Pinchin' Mom. This is a sponsored post on behalf of Dollar General.

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20 Fun & Budget-Friendly Summer Activities

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Here are 20 ideas that are family friendly, fun, and easy on the budget. We love to watch a movie on the big screen, but at $7 a ticket, the whole experience can really blow the budget. Woo Hoo! Summer is here. Three glorious months of sunny skies, warm weather and family time.

Grocery Budget Challenge | July & August

Family Balance Sheet

The Goal of the Grocery Budget Challenge is to be creative with our meal planning and grocery shopping so that we do not over-spend. We don’t want to make our families miserable with bland meals, boring snacks, and not enough food in the house, but we must stay on budget.

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Budget Babe: Holiday Glam with Conair

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Grocery Budget Challenge | March Meeting

Family Balance Sheet

The Goal of the Grocery Budget Challenge is to be creative with our meal planning and grocery shopping so that we do not over-spend. We don’t want to make our families miserable with bland meals, boring snacks, and not enough food in the house, but we must stay on budget.

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The Final Grocery Budget Challenge Post

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Back in January I introduced the 2014 Grocery Budget Challenge. I really wanted to reduce our grocery spending for my family of 4 from the average of $634 a month in 2013 to a budget of $450 a month in 2014. Did you follow along this year with the Grocery Budget Challenge?

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Grocery Budget Challenge – April Meeting

Family Balance Sheet

The Goal of the Grocery Budget Challenge is to be creative with our meal planning and grocery shopping so that we do not over-spend. We don’t want to make our families miserable with bland meals, boring snacks, and not enough food in the house, but we must stay on budget.

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Free All Budget iOS App

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Get All Budget iOS App FREE for a limited time. For those who love to save money, this is for you! Freebies & Free Samples

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Contingency Budgeting: Low, Medium, and High

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Have you ever made a contingency budget- a plan for how you would pay your bills if you suddenly lost your income or how you would handle an unexpected windfall of cash? Have you even created a budget for your current expenses ? The Low Budget. The Medium Budget.

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How To Get Your Budget To Balance

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

We all know that one of the best personal finance strategies is to have a budget and you’ve probably tried to create one at some time. I even managed a reasonably balanced budget once but then some things in my life changed and it all went out the window. Who Needs a Budget?

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Free Budget Cookbook Kindle Edition

For the Mommas

Free Budget Cookbook Kindle Edition Amazon has Budget Cookbook: 103 Delicious & Easy Recipes That Will CUT Your Grocery Bill in Half Kindle Edition for Free. The post Free Budget Cookbook Kindle Edition appeared first on FTM.

20 Fun (& Budget-Friendly) Christmas Activities

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20 Fun (& Budget-Friendly) Christmas Activities. I look forward to Christmas and the month of December all year and once it’s here, it always seems to fly by.

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Budget Friendly Camping for the Whole Family

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

photo by: The post Budget Friendly Camping for the Whole Family appeared first on Prairie Eco-Thrifter. Camping is an awesome activity if you want to be closer to nature or get away from all the hustle and bustle of the city.

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3 Tips to Ensure You Adhere to Your Budget

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

I remember when I first started budgeting, I found it extremely easy to stick to my budget. As a result, I always knew where I stood financially, and had detailed budgets and spending reports should anything go awry. Review Your Budget Frequently.

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New Budgeting Tool from Dave Ramsey: My Christmas Budget!

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Dave Ramsey is offering a FREE new budgeting tool called My Christmas Budget ! More than a simple budgeting tool, My Christmas Budget will help you get and stay organized for this season’s Christmas shopping. New Budgeting Tool from Dave Ramsey: My Christmas Budget!

FREE Christmas Gift & Spending Budget Excel Spreadsheet

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If you haven’t put together a gift & spending budget for the holidays, I urge you to do so and I’d like to make it easy for you. Back in January, I offered my Christmas Gift & Spending Budget excel spreadsheet for FREE.

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Grocery Budget Challenge | September & October

Family Balance Sheet

The Goal of the Grocery Budget Challenge is to be creative with our meal planning and grocery shopping so that we do not over-spend. We don’t want to make our families miserable with bland meals, boring snacks, and not enough food in the house, but we must stay on budget.

Grocery Budget Challenge: May & June Meeting

Family Balance Sheet

Ok, Ok, let’s talk grocery budget! The Goal of the Grocery Budget Challenge is to be creative with our meal planning and grocery shopping so that we do not over-spend. The good news is that we stayed within our grocery budget of $450 for each month. Oops!

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10 Fun & Budget-Friendly Christmas Party Ideas

Family Balance Sheet

It’s not too late to pull a holiday party together for Christmas or New Year’s and you don’t have to blow your budget. It’s PARTY time. The holidays are a fun time to get together with friends and family.

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A Sweeter Way to Cook Your Budget

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

I like to bake cookies, and I like to budget. I’ve failed at many budgets this way. If you Google how to make a budget, you’ll find the same boilerplate list of steps on thousands of sites. This is what I like to call the Toll House budget.

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Going Green on a Budget

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Guest Post Author Bio: This is a blog swap post from LaTisha at Financial Success for Young Adults where she writes about budgeting for college students and easy investing for beginners. There are ways to build a green budget without breaking the bank.

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6 Spring Break Budget Tips

For the Mommas

6 Spring Break Budget Tips Spring Break is a wonderful time to go on vacation. The post 6 Spring Break Budget Tips appeared first on FTM. Articles BudgetNot only is the weather getting warmer, your kids are also on break from school.

FREE Download: Dave Ramsey’s Guide to Budgeting

Couponing 101

Hurry and download your FREE copy of Dave Ramsey’s Guide to Budgeting ! You’ve heard all about the benefits of living on a budget: naming every dollar, controlling your money, using the envelope system, and being on the same page with your spouse.

What We Ate this Week on our Budget 11.20.15

Family Balance Sheet

Every week I share what we ate on our budget. Our montly grocery budget for my family of 4 is $500. How I Saved this Week: I picked up my free turkey that I earned at Giant.

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FREE Download: Dave Ramsey’s Guide To Budgeting

Couponing 101

Want to get on track with your New Year’s budget and financial goals? You can get a FREE download of Dave Ramsey’s Guide To Budgeting right now! FREE Download: Dave Ramsey’s Guide To Budgeting is a post from Couponing 101.

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LearnVest: FREE Personalized Budget Tool

Couponing 101

Need a little help getting your finances on track and sticking to your budget? Sign up for LearnVest and you’ll get access to a FREE personalized budget tool that helps you figure out a budget you can actually stick with.

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What We Ate this Week on a Budget 11.13.15

Family Balance Sheet

Every week I share what we ate on our budget. Our montly grocery budget for my family of 4 is $500. We pretty much used up our entire restaurant budget this week, but we were able to follow some of. This post contains affiliate links.

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LearnVest: Free Personalized Budget Tool

Couponing 101

Need a little help getting your finances back on track and sticking to your budget? Right now, they are also offering a cool Create A Budget tool that helps you figure out a budget you can actually stick with. LearnVest: Free Personalized Budget Tool is a post from Couponing 101.

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What We Ate this Week on our Budget 10.20.17

Family Balance Sheet

Welcome to my weekly series, What We Ate this Week on our Budget. Our monthly grocery budget for my family of 4 is $500. It’s a tight budget and I failed miserably recently, but we have lots of financial goals, so I need to get it back in line.

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