First, track your spending and expenses for the next 30 days. You can begin by recording all your purchases on a weekly expense report worksheet that you fill out each day. Save your receipts from each purchase and then record a description of the purchase, the amount, its category, and how you made the purchase; whether by cash, check, or credit card.
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.