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How to use the Kakebo Budget

How to use the Kakebo Budget

Unless you’ve been living under a rock recently, you’ve heard of the Japanese system of Kon Mari for tidying up and keeping your space clear. But you may not have heard of the Japanese system for managing your money in a similar way, its know as Kakebo. What the Hell...
Personal Budget: Make the Money do the work

Personal Budget: Make the Money do the work

So if you’re following along with this short series we’ve looked at preparing for a Personal Budget, and Planning a Budget. And this is where the magic happens: Implementing the Budget! And todays post is going to look at ways that you can make your budget do the work...
Personal Budget: How to Plan your Budget

Personal Budget: How to Plan your Budget

Contrary to popular belief there are actually two main parts to developing a Personal Budget. There is the Planning of the Budget, the figuring out the figures so to speak. But then more importantly there is the Implementing of the Budget. This is the bit most people...
Personal Budget: Before you start

Personal Budget: Before you start

Today I’ve done a wee post on getting started with your Personal Budget. These are some of the steps that I take when I’m getting ready to update my money plan for the coming year. I like to talk about money. A lot. I think its important and I’ve...
7 alternatives to New Years Resolutions

7 alternatives to New Years Resolutions

I get as caught up in the idea of a ‘fresh start’ as much as anyone and over the years I have used new years as a great kick start to start some great new habits. I quit smoking at New Years 2009, I quit drinking 2010, 2011 I gave up Facebook… but...