#87: Big Signs Your Budget Isn’t Working and What to Do Next

You’ve taken the steps to actually get your budget created, but now that you have, you realize that it just isn’t working.

Don’t give up! The truth is budgeting is not one-size-fits all.

Budgeting is all about trial and error. You’re not always going to be perfect with your budget.

I mean…I’m a budget coach, and I don’t always get it right!

That means you have permission to let your budget be a work in progress.

However, there may be certain roadblocks that are holding your budget back from success.

In this episode, I’m sharing a few common big signs your budget isn’t working and what you can do next.

Once you know the signs, you can actively work to fix them!

Here’s a glance at this episode:

  • [02:20] Before you can change anything about your money situation, you need a budget to show you what your financials actually look like.
  • [06:10] Adding a Miscellaneous category to your budget or having a savings account for unexpected expense can help keep your budget in line when things pop up.
  • [09:23] Once you see where your money is going on a regular basis, you can spend differently to break free of living paycheck to paycheck.
  • [14:47] Unlink your credit card from any app or website so you won’t be tempted to spend on impulse.

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