Hello you, how has your week been? Are you feeling in control of your money or do you feel at the moment it is in control of you?
If the latter is the case it is probably time for you to take some action.
Do you need a budget bootcamp? Do you need to go back to basics with your budget and work hard on it – make sure you are doing everything you can to keep costs down, debts paid off and saving shored up?
I thought I’d share my 5 best budget bootcamp tips/blog posts with you if you want to give yourself a back to basics refresh and get your finances sorted out and absolutely back on track.
Your budget bootcamp could well do with including the following:
Check the anti-shopping list
Always think before you spend could you shop some other way. Here is my best budget shopping tips all set into a n anti-shopping list that I urge you to use on a regular basis.
Revisit savings hacks
We all know a host of savings hacks but are their some that you have let slip recently? Take a look at my 25 simple ways to save smarter and see if there are any you need to bring back!
Be ‘Appy about your budgeting
Are you up to date with the brilliant new apps that exist to save you time and money if not check out this post on a great budgeting app and consider if it would work for you. I find anything that simplifies my life whaen it comes to budget is really valuable. Money is not something we want to spend ages on so oragnisising is it – so keeping it simple but also readily accessible is key.
A money saving mindset
And what about tackling your mindset about money – we all always need a little budget bootcamp to make sure we are on a money saving mindset mindtrack
Keep Money In Mind at Budget Bootcamp
One of the important elements of good budgeting is to keep up to date with all things money and a brilliant way to do that is with reading. I have an awesome list of thrifty and frugal UK blogs which will provide you with excellent reading materials. Blogs are short and snappy and eclectic and a fast and fabulous way to keep yourself up to date.
A budget bootcamp is hard work but we do need to give our finances a good workout and go back to basics sometimes just to recheck ourselves and reset ourselves.
Do you need a budget bootcamp?
For more budgeting tips check out the Citizens Advice Bureau who are always at the end of the phone to help
And a s bonus treat today for those of you who have kids let me direct you to this wonderful free printable of a Spring Bucket list for kids. Gorgeous thrifty fun ideas
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