January is the No. 1 month when people launch new financial regimes, and nearly a third of respondents to a GoBankingRate survey said their 2016 goals include “saving more and spending less.”
All sounds great, says Lauren Greutman, a budgeting expert who blogs at IAmThatLady.com, and offers a Free Financial Renovation Video Course where she walks you through how to up a successful budget, stick to it, and become debt-free. “Many people start off the new year excited about a budget, but quickly fall off the wagon, only to feel defeated,” says Greutman.
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