It’s been over a year since I have been trying to batten down the hatches here at Out of Debt Again. Meaning trying to get our family onto a budget.
It’s hard when I’m the only one dealing with the money because I use Quicken and Excel spreadsheets. Mr. A doesn’t really get into this money stuff and it feels like to me that we don’t keep to our budget like I think we could or should.
So last week I decided to try another tactic. I taped a chart to the wall which shows our credit card debt, and another chart which lists the amounts of money we have to spend for groceries and gasoline. We are trying to stay on the budget for JUST ten days, from the 20th to the 30th.
Here’s what it looks like so far: