It is the end of another 2 week pay period for my husband. I had $17 left over from our miscellaneous cash spending. That brings my total up to $239. The kids reimbursed me for a few items that they bought, I had some egg money to add to my total (we have chickens and sell the eggs). Money is moving in the right direction!! I haven’t been tempted to take any out. I’m trying to be disciplined. Day-to-day is okay it, is when I have a mini-crisis about money (which I do from time to time because I’m unorganized) that I am tempted to pull money out to avert the crisis, but then I’m not very disciplined about getting the money back into the account. To resist this problem, I am trying to be more organized than I ever have been. I’m tracking my spending and checking my account balances more frequently than I used to check them.
On another positive note, I did keep track of my spending for the third week in a row. My total was 362.76. I seem to be going higher and higher. Oh well, right now I am just tracking. I think at the end of the month I will get the grand total and try to get February to be less than January. Baby steps.
How about you? How is your spending going? Is it me or does January seem to be never-ending?