Worksheet _ Repayment of Debt Worksheet _ You will need one of these worksheets for each creditor you have. Each month when you make a payment, you will record it on this worksheet and bring down the balance after each payment has been made. Worksheet _ Monthly Financial Report _ On your monthly financial report is where you will enter your income and all your expenses for the month. By filling out this worksheet correctly you will find out if you are operating your household budget in the black or the red. Worksheet _ Monthly Budget Worksheet _ Now that you have filled out your monthly financial report you can work on your monthly budget. You can see where you can cut expenses in order to run your household with money left over at the end of the month.
Alternative Approach: Use Virtual Envelopes for most of your Spend Categories _ In today's electronic world, there's a version of the envelope system that can take the old proven approach and revamp it for the 21st century: Virtual Envelopes. Built on the solid foundation of the Cash Envelope system, Virtual Envelopes works seamlessly with your existing cash envelopes and your budgeting worksheets. The only difference from Cash Envelopes is that for some budget categories you will now deposit the cash into your bank or credit union and manage those categories online, or "virtually." Hence, the term Virtual Envelopes.