Whether you're paying off debt, saving more or just living within your means, you're working at avoiding the fear and stress of those who are not in control of their finances. This book guides you through a step-by-step process of identifying your spending habits, designing a flexible and realistic budget, and tracking your expenses. It also offers numerous and creative ways of reducing your spending and increasing your savings.
A little effort can save you thousands of dollars a year!
Everyone is being squeezed these days by the faltering economy, but nobody wants to give up the things that add to quality of life. Much more than just common sense warmed over, this handy guide will take them through the doldrums of the current economy, helping them budget and set priorities, while still enjoying their lives.
Hundreds of tips on stretching the dollar-without the no-brainers like "clip coupons"
The few businesses thriving during the downturn are bargain- and budget- oriented
Does not require a lifestyle makeover.