Weekly Topic Inspiration: Managing and Strengthening the Family Budget

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  1. Simone Smith profile image91
    Simone Smithposted 6 years ago

    Everyone, no matter how rich or poor, could benefit from improved budgeting skills. While strengthening one’s personal budget can be easy, family budgets are a whole new ballgame. What tricks and approaches have you adopted to create, stick to, manage, and improve your family budget? Share them as Hubs as part of this week’s Weekly Topic Inspiration challenge!

    A tip on writing on this subject: Utilize the Table Capsule to share budget templates and clear examples.

    Here are some search-friendly titles you can use if you don’t already have something specific in mind:
    Family Budgeting 101
    The Best Personal Finance Software and Websites for Families
    How to Budget Money for Family Expenses
    A Simple Household Budget Template for Families
    A Good Budgeting Process for New Families
    What is the Best Online Family Budget Planner? Top Picks
    A Simple Home Budget Planner for Busy Families
    How to Create a Family Budget Spreadsheet
    The Best Free Home Budget Software for Families

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    1. tsmog profile image81
      tsmogposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      OK , , ,Will be puttin this on the calendare for Thur. A great hub prompt (idea) topic. I need a refersher course smile

      1. tsmog profile image81
        tsmogposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        OK, Simone - done. An article on Home Budgeting Software and Online Tools  explores a bit. Looking into 2 different software programs, recommending where to reasearch a Top Ten Review of Home Budgeting Software, and investigating Online tool sources the article opens doors to the inquirin mind.

        1. tsmog profile image81
          tsmogposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          I forgot the smile , , , I will be sneaking in later to read some recent hubs at the other place. smile The sun is shinning the hummingbirds are fed and a favorite friend is back - a western scrub jay who complains when there are no peanuts - geeesh Have a great day everyone!

        2. Simone Smith profile image91
          Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Good one, tsmog! You've covered a bunch of stuff I'd never heard of before! It's nice to know we have so many options.

    2. Robie Benve profile image99
      Robie Benveposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I just published "Financial Budget Planning for Busy Families"

      to read click here

      1. Simone Smith profile image91
        Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Oh, this is fabulous! You've tackled what could be a very formidable issue with some very straightforward distinctions.

    3. Emma Harvey profile image89
      Emma Harveyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I have joined in - cutting back the cost of your weekly food shop
      http://emmaharvey.hubpages.com/hub/Cutt … -shop?done

      1. Simone Smith profile image91
        Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        I'm glad you joined in! Your shopping and cooking tips are fab big_smile

    4. leros003 profile image57
      leros003posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Sounds like great financial topics smile Right up my alley:P

  2. Journey * profile image87
    Journey *posted 6 years ago

    What a great topic. I have a few ideas. I'll think about writing on it. Thanks.

  3. Simone Smith profile image91
    Simone Smithposted 6 years ago

    I'm looking forward to reading your guides!

    1. kannanwrites profile image94
      kannanwritesposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I shall try this one.

  4. soni2006 profile image78
    soni2006posted 6 years ago

    Thanks Simone. You rolled out this one on right time. I was going through writer's block for quite some time.

    1. Simone Smith profile image91
      Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Oh, good! And of course, these Hubs have the added bonus of counting as contest entries big_smile

  5. profile image62
    logic,commonsenseposted 6 years ago

    I guess there is one woman whose tip would be to win $700,000 in the lottery and stay on food stamps! smile

    1. Simone Smith profile image91
      Simone Smithposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Hahaa, I guess so, though it'd be pretty impossible to stay on food stamps after winning the lottery tongue

  6. leenamartha profile image38
    leenamarthaposted 6 years ago

    You've tackled what could be a very formidable issue with some very straightforward distinctions.

  7. Simone Smith profile image91
    Simone Smithposted 6 years ago

    Hey everyone! The new theme is up- we're sharing parenting advice this week!

    Stop by the new thread for some search-friendly titles that can give you a leg up in the Know It All Contest!

 
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