“You earn wages, only to put them into a bag with holes in it.” ~Haggai 1:6


Antonio Eubanks


QUICK START

  • Spend less than you earn is part of the answer.
  • Be conscious. Tracking your spending is a good financial practice.
  • If you can’t remember what you purchased, you have a money leak.
  • Analyze your spending habits to identify and repair money leaks.

 

YOU HAVE MONEY ‘LEAKS’


TIME TO FACE REALITY

The reality is, skipping or not skipping the latte will not change your life. Neither will splurging on the fluffier toilet paper nor even spending a little extra on that wedding gift. But strings of decisions do matter.

If you eat every meal out, buy only the finest home staples, or make a habit of indulging your every gifting whim, then the costs begin to add up.

Beyond the golden rule — spend less than you earn — it’s hard to be prescriptive, because expenses are the result of so many individual decisions, many of which feel inconsequential as we make them.

Continue reading “Quick and Easy Fix For Your Money Leak”

“Necessity is the mother of invention.” ~Unknown


Antonio Eubanks


QUICK START

  • Increase income to ease financial pains.
  • Creative ideas can fuel sources of income.
  • Service oriented business that solve problems can be lucrative.
  • The idea you least expect could be a possible winner.

 

CREATIVE INCOME


SAME TIME…MORE MONEY

Living with more money going out than coming in, is a source of constant frustration in a lot of people’s lives.  While reducing expenses is one option, finding ways to increase income is also tantamount to overcoming this financial mountain.  

One of the primary ways to change your life financially is by increasing your income. At first glance, this may seem daunting for those of us whose time is already sparse, however, with some creativity, finding that extra stream of income may not be as bad you think.

Continue reading “Your Key To Financial Success: Creative Income”

“Budget – telling your money where to go before your feelings do.” ~Anonymous



 Antonio Eubanks

 


QUICK START

  • Sticking to a budget can be hard, but it doesn’t have to be.
  • Comparing planned vs. actual and making necessary adjustments is key.
  • It takes time, but remember a budget is personal, and a work in progress.
  • Follow these 4 steps to be successful:
    • Plan, Track,  Compare and Adjust

 

SUCcessful budgeting


IT cAN BE difficult

We will admit that trying to live on budget can be a struggle. In fact, even started one is a daunting task for some.  However, living within your budget doesn’t always have to be so tough.  As we always do at 360FinanceED, we try to simply financial principals so they can be easily applied.

Starting a budget is actually easy, and living by the guidelines can be simplified if you use a budget as tool to build instead of one that confines.  An important step is to consistently compare your performance and adjust both your expectations and your behaviors on a regular basis.

Continue reading “Four Steps For A Succesful Budget”