With Virtual Envelopes your money is not only safe but you can access your accounts any time from the convenience of your computer at home. You will be able to see the account and sub_account balances for each of the budget categories. You will also be able to move money from one budget category to another when necessary and also move money into your checking account when it's time to pay bills. What could be better? Virtual Envelopes are based on the proven fundamental budgeting technique of Cash Envelopes, but thanks to modern technology can now provide the ultimate safe, convenient, and flexible solution for your monthly money management.
Next, you will want to fill out a monthly financial report worksheet where you record you income and come up with your net spendable income after taxes and any charitable giving. Then you want to take your totals from your monthly expense record worksheet and fill in all amounts in the categories such as household, food, medical, transportation, and recreation just to name a few. When you total up your expenses and subtract them from you net spendable income you will see if you have a surplus or not.