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.
The most common budgeting method used is a blank piece of paper. We've all tried it at one time or another. Income is listed on one side, expenses on the other. The idea is to balance income against expenses so that, hopefully, there is still some money left at the end of the month. _ There are at least a couple major problems with this method. First, it's pretty easy to overlook quite a few expenses. Things like that daily stop at the coffee shop, or the cost of a car registration that happens only once a year.