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The budgeting template spreadsheet
You signed up to get a copy of the budget template that I use. This budget planner template helped me pay off $5000 of debt in just 6 weeks! I promise you that getting visibility over your finances will be the fastest way to help you put money back in your pocket. Without further ado here’s the link:
The link above will take you to a Google Spreadsheet on Google Drive. If you haven’t used this before you may need to sign up for a Google account.
The important part – don’t miss this bit!
You’ll need a Google Docs account to save a copy of this spreadsheet. If you don’t have one check out this video on YouTube to show you how to create a Google Docs account.
Once you’ve accessed the spreadsheet you should go to the File menu and select Make a copy. Then save a copy to your own Google Drive. From there you can make multiple copies and change it to suit you. Follow these steps if you need help:
Here’s what you’ll see when you open the link:
Go to the menu and click on File. Then select Make a copy. It looks like this:
Then simply save to “My Drive” which is your account on Google Drive.
This will enable you to make modifications. If you don’t do this you won’t be able to use the template.
Are you new to budgeting?
If you’re new to budgeting you might like the following links on my website:
- What is a budget plan?
- How to make a budget planner (well, you don’t need to make one now, but this article will give you some details about the structure of it)
- How a simple family budget paid off $5000 of debt in 6 weeks
Once you’ve read through those basics and you’ve played around with your budget spreadsheet then here are some articles that will help you with cutting costs or modifying your budget to put money back in your pocket:
- Why a cost-cutting strategy helps you pay off debt quickly
- The most effective way to cut your budget
- How to budget your money with the 50/20/30 rule
Do you have questions?
My blog is in its early days and I’m hoping to flesh out resources to help people with their budgets. If you have any questions at all around this budget spreadsheet, budgeting in general, or even about making some extra money on the side please don’t hesitate to ask.
I hope the spreadsheet helps you and thank you again for joining my mailing list. I hope I can inspire and motivate you through my journey!