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Guide to Budgeting

Calculator kodabarIf you never seem to have enough money left at the end of the month, you need to learn some budgeting skills! At Bright Hub, we’re not talking just about looking at ingoing and outgoing cash; we can help you with real personal budgeting, financial planning, tips on money markets and home equity loans as well as awesome savings tips you won’t find anywhere else.

Learn how by bundling cable, television and Internet can work for you or how to budget for that upcoming wedding. We offer tips on how to throw parties or events with little or no cash and to guide you, we’ll even show you where to find top budgeting software—some of it absolutely free! Not to mention the free templates you can download right from our website to help you get started.

Money is essential for all of us, but learning how to spend it, where to spend it, and how to plan and budget are the most important things you’ll learn in our free guide to personal budgeting.

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When Should You Use Budgeting That is Performance Based ?

Although performance based budgeting (PBB) is harder to enact than line-item budgeting, it provides a better picture of what is accomplished rather than what is spent. This...

Are You Still Using Envelopes to Budget Your Cash?

If you're like most consumers, you are seeking alternatives to the envelope budgeting system. While it is a tried and true system that still works for many households, other consumers...

Forecasting vs. Budgeting: What's the Difference?

Both budgeting and forecasting are financial projections. Looking at the differences between forecasting and budgeting, forecasting is broad in scope and part of strategic planning...

Understanding the Zero Based Budgeting Process

Business owners typically create a budget to determine the best way to save money. Zero based budgeting is not the most efficient way for a business to handle their finances due to...

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    Understanding Bottom-Up Budgeting

    Are you wondering what bottom-up budgeting is and if it's the best for your financial situation? Learn about it in this article as well as an alternative budgeting method....

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    Five Purposes of Budgeting

    Budgeting can take time and effort. Many people simply do not budget because they do not think that it is worth it. However there are five purposes of budgeting that will allow you to gain control of your...

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    What Are the Different Types of Budgeting?

    Determining what are the different types of budgeting could greatly facilitate the budgeting process. Types of budgeting depend on the use of the budget which could either be personal or business budgets...

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    Guide to Business Budgeting and Forecasting

    If you’re a small business owner or new to the entrepreneurial world, you will need to learn how to predict sales, cost of sales, expenses and revenues and then compare them to actual. This Bright...

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    Practical Ways to Live on a Very Low Fixed Income

    It can be tough to learn how to live on a very low fixed income, and especially so in a bad economy. This article provides tips & strategies to help you significantly reduce your costs so you can live...

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Understanding Bottom-Up Budgeting

Are you wondering what bottom-up budgeting is and if it's the best for your financial situation? Learn about it in this article as well as an alternative budgeting method....

Five Purposes of Budgeting

Budgeting can take time and effort. Many people simply do not budget because they do not think that it is worth it. However there are five purposes of budgeting that will allow you...