How to keep track of expenses?

Ildar Yunusov
Ildar Yunusov
July 22, 2014
How to keep track of expenses?

Almost every one of us has a Dream, on which he puts money into a piggy bank. In order for you to always know how much and where you spent, we offer you some simple tips for keeping a home budget.

How to keep track of expenses in the table

If you plan to keep home accounting without using software, then you can use self-drawn tables, which may consist of columns "Dates" and lines "Communication costs", "Food expenses", etc. They should be kept visible place and every day to note the income, expenses, and deferred amounts, if any. This method is very convenient, because all the numbers are always visible on one sheet.

Software

In the digital age, income and expenses can be recorded using special software or mobile applications. Among computer programs, the most popular products are Personal Finances Pro, Family Accounting, and Zhadiuga.

The first of these programs will be most convenient for monitoring personal finances.It has convenient schedules of income / expenses and a clear classification of payments. The second program, as the name implies, is more suitable for planning a family budget. And the third is useful to students and schoolchildren. Free it can be used by those whose monthly budget does not exceed 8,000 rubles. With large incomes, registration will cost 360 rubles.

How to keep track of expenses through a smartphone

For smartphones there are a large number of free and convenient applications. "MyMoney", "Daily expenses", "Family budget", "VIZI Budget" - these are just some popular applications for keeping financial records; they all have a user-friendly interface and advanced functionality.