March was a pretty stellar month. My net worth increased 2.61%. My investments grew, I put more money into savings, started my new car fund with the money from my the fender bender, and I started contributing to my Roth IRA for this year. All in all, I’m pretty pleased.
Of course, it’s April 2, and my monthly budget is already a mess. It’s my own fault – I decided to make a few purchases earlier than normal. (No, I haven’t blown the whole budget, of course, just a few categories.) These things happen, and I might be able to spend less in some categories and make up for the overages by the end of the month. And if not, I know I can do it in May, when I planned to make the purchases. That’s the fun of a flexible budget after all!
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