Marshmallows and Money Podcast

Episode 16: 10 Budget Busters That Are Taking Your Money and How to Fix Them

May 06, 2021 Gina Zakaria Season 1 Episode 16
Marshmallows and Money Podcast
Episode 16: 10 Budget Busters That Are Taking Your Money and How to Fix Them
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Marshmallows and Money Podcast
Episode 16: 10 Budget Busters That Are Taking Your Money and How to Fix Them
May 06, 2021 Season 1 Episode 16
Gina Zakaria

Small things add up really fast. And that holds absolutely true when it comes to how you spend your money and how the lack of spending control can derail your budgeting efforts.

Luckily, today we talked about the main spending areas that affect  your budget and what you can do about them now so you can stay on track and find success with your budget.

This episode is brought to you by The Budget Masterclass, a 90-minute live training experience that helps you create the perfect budget for your lifestyle and teaches you all the techniques to make it work for a lifetime (yes, even when seasons of your life change).

Save your seat here: The Budget Masterclass

1- Food (shopping more than once per week, wasting food, eating out).

Grab the Batch Cooking Checklist to get started with Batch Cooking!

2- Impulse spending

3- Subscriptions

4- Unaccounted expenses (vending machine snack, dollar tree purchases, etc.)

5- Phone upgrades

6- Personal care (salon visits, car washes)

7- Interest charges on credit cards

8- Leasing a car instead of financing

9- Day trading instead of long term investments

10- Adding to clutter (buying décor and things we don’t need)

Check out these Money Resources for more tools to help you get organized and stay in control of your money. 

Grab the highly popular Printable Budget Binder has helped hundreds organize their finances and start saving money. 

Show Notes

Small things add up really fast. And that holds absolutely true when it comes to how you spend your money and how the lack of spending control can derail your budgeting efforts.

Luckily, today we talked about the main spending areas that affect  your budget and what you can do about them now so you can stay on track and find success with your budget.

This episode is brought to you by The Budget Masterclass, a 90-minute live training experience that helps you create the perfect budget for your lifestyle and teaches you all the techniques to make it work for a lifetime (yes, even when seasons of your life change).

Save your seat here: The Budget Masterclass

1- Food (shopping more than once per week, wasting food, eating out).

Grab the Batch Cooking Checklist to get started with Batch Cooking!

2- Impulse spending

3- Subscriptions

4- Unaccounted expenses (vending machine snack, dollar tree purchases, etc.)

5- Phone upgrades

6- Personal care (salon visits, car washes)

7- Interest charges on credit cards

8- Leasing a car instead of financing

9- Day trading instead of long term investments

10- Adding to clutter (buying décor and things we don’t need)

Check out these Money Resources for more tools to help you get organized and stay in control of your money. 

Grab the highly popular Printable Budget Binder has helped hundreds organize their finances and start saving money.