How to plan your personal finances using a budget

A simple and free Excel tool to manage your personal finances

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Do you ever wonder where all your money goes?

Why you’re always broke?

Why you can never seem to put any money aside for savings?

Maybe now is the time to create a budget.

But how?

We have created a free tool to help you.

It’s very simple to use. Simply enter in all of your income each month, and all of your planned expenses (or outgoings). Then as each month happens, record the actual income and expenses. By entering this information you can then compare where you think you should be spending money, and where you actually are spending it.

This is the screen where you enter your income streams

 

personal-budget-outgoings

Over time you will find you are better at planning your money, and your actual spend is closer to your planned spend.

There is also a dashboard to help you visualise the money you could save over time if you keep to your budget.

personal-budget-dashboard

That’s about it. It really is that simple, but if you have any questions then please leave them in the comments box below so we can answer them for everyone to see. You will need to have macros enabled to ensure the dashboard charts are automatically updated with your latest budget information.

Enjoy 🙂

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Here is a full video demo of how to use the budget…

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