Make your budget work for you! The book that has helped hundreds of thousands is now completely revised and updated!
Bonnie's Household Budget Book is an indispensable, day-to-day workbook for anyone-- parents, singles, freelancers, commissioned salespeople, salaried employees, or chief executive officers-- who want to get control of their home budget and personal finances. It explains how to:
* Set up a budget
* Estimate-- and balance-- your income and expenses
* Reduce debt
* Set specific goals and priorities
* Adjust your budget to fit changing needs
It contains invaluable fill-in forms for keeping track of everything from daily expenditures and savings accounts to medical expenses, interest and mortgage payments, investments, insurance payments, auto maintenance, utilities usage, and home improvements. It also has a place to make a complete household inventory; a special chapter on how to get your whole family involved in a spending plan; pep talks on how to prevent impulse buying and overuse of credit; and more than 400 hints on how to save money on food, transportation, entertainment, and home energy.
Whether you're trying to save money for a new laptop (or house or car) or just struggling to pay last month's bills, you'll find immediate help and direction in Bonnie's clear, practical, enthusiastic advice.