Now we have reached the make adjustments phase, subtract your expenses from your income and if you have some money left over at the end of the month you have got yourself a budget. Realistically most people will not have a workable budget at this point, again it's not really your fault if you don't have a budget, because nobody ever took the time to show you how to set up a budget, much less help you stay on a budget. It doesn't take a rocket scientist at this point to figure out that you should reduce your nonessential spending habits and that's what they usually are is habits, they are your wants, not your needs. Pare your expenses down so you have some money left over at the end of the month and you now have your first monthly budget.
Finally, you need to total that last column so that you can reconcile it with your bank account. IMAGE NOT AVAILABLE HERE This amount should always equal your bank account precisely. If it is then you're doing well.If it doesn't then you know you've missed some source of income or some expenses haven't been included in the "Used" column yet. Age: 33 Married with 4 children. My Qualifications. Bachelor in Business _ (Double Major in Accounting & Marketing from Edith Cowan University) Working as a College Bursar with over Ūm in annual revenue. My Story I first got excited about business and money when I was about 18 when my father introduced me to a network marketing scheme called Omegatrend. It was an off_shoot from the US' Amway. I worked every available moment trying to make this work for the next 3 years to no avail and finally decided to get a life when I met my wife to be.