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"Some couples go over their budgets very carefully every month; others just go over them."...Sally Poplin

"It's clearly a budget. It's got a lot of numbers in it."...George W. Bush

"I have enough money to last me the rest of my life, unless I buy something."...Jackie Mason

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Budget for Success

Budgeting is not a ball & chain model, but a path to financial freedom to achieve your personal goals. Those goals might include being self sufficient, a safety net, or planning for (fill in the blank), but goals they are, and resources are needed! Budgeting can help get you there!

Videos -- Budget for Success

How to Budget Personal Finances : The Envelope System for Managing a Budget

...Source: Expertvillage

Envelope Budgets The video provides a simple, yet effective approach to getting started budgeting, i.e., the envelope approach. Doesn't require advanced spreadsheets, an MS in Finance or MBA, just a few envelopes and a little personal discipline. 2:07


Envelope Budgeting: An Introduction

...Source: eebacanhelp

More on Envelope Budgets This cute video gives a little more detail on envelope budgeting, ...and you get to meet Joe! Joe is a guy I think that we all know who confuses the amount left in the bank account with money available to spend 4:51


Dave Ramsey's Life. Money. Hope. Part 1

...Source: Dave Ramsey courtesy of kwirl

Dave Ramsey on Budgeting Dave Ramsey introduces budgeting in a very entertaining way ...with a spiritual perspective tossed in for good measure. (motivational) 8:48



Being Ready Financially

First Step to Financial Success


Personal financial planning consists of three general activities:

This article addresses how to achieve the first of these goals: controlling your day-to-day financial affairs.... Read more


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