As stated above, one tangible method to keep track of your budget and make financial goals is by way of writing it down. At first, it appears that making a budget is a simple undertaking. A budget is a way to establish where your hard-earned money is going, something all of us need in order to do. Setting a budget is only the beginning as you'll now see in the following actions. You may have a budget that is only as effective using some kind of spreadsheet (Excel or Google Spreadsheets work fine). There are plenty of measures to take to create a prosperous personal budget.