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Karyn’s December Challenge: Making A 12 Month Budget (And Sticking To It)

The budget queen strikes again!

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For my December Challenge I wanted to gain control of my finances for good after the horrifying year I had (I’m lookin’ at you H&R Block/CRA). After finally paying everything off I could now focus on my savings… except that my life was changed, turned upside down, if you will.

I had to move (again) and figure out how to pay for rent, food, internet and whatnot (guhhh this is getting old). Plus I had to factor in how much I spend on Krav, movies, eating out (which is happening a lot lately) and just the randomness that pops into everyone’s life.

So I was reunited with my old pal Google Excel and got to work.

I looked at my wages and then figured out how much I spent on all the junk that I need (and want) in my life.

It looks a lil sumthin’ like this.

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I decided to kick it up a notch and maintain this financial tracking for all of 2017! Yeah, it’ll be a pain in the butt, but after the financial fiasco that was 2016, I ain’t takin’ no chances!!!

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Wish me luck Mo’ Money Posse! I hope I can keep up with this mo’ money plan. I promise to keep you all updated on my progress!!!!!!

-Karyn

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