I try to be an open book about our budgeting process. For example, I post our monthly zero-sum budget each month and do my best to share the ups and downs as the month goes on.
And most of the time, there is honestly nothing exciting to report.
Sure, we occasionally dip into our miscellaneous category for excess grocery spending here and there. And yes, we are sometimes stuck eating boxed food and can goods for a few days towards the end of the month. And everyone once in a while I forget to budget for some random expense and end up transferring an additional $50 over into my account to pay for it. [Read more…]