Another advantage to using a spreadsheet application for your budget is that you won't have to access the Internet to access your budget. You will be able to view it or work on it wherever you are and if you typically work on a laptop computer and take it with you when you travel, this can be extremely beneficial. Using budgeting spreadsheets to manage your finances is an easy and affordable way to stay on top of your financial game.
A popular category of ready-made spreadsheets mentioned earlier, is 'Spreadsheets for Actors'. 'Spreadsheets for Actors' includes sets of programmed spreadsheets that are especially designed for professionals in the entertainment industry, from Actors to Producers. The spreadsheets under 'Spreadsheets for Actors' range from facilitating the managing of budgets to keeping track of income emerging from many sources.
You may want to create a workbook with multiple sheets for various aspects of your budget. You can have one sheet that keeps track of savings and investments and another sheet that lists your monthly bills.
You may also want to track your current spending on one sheet with columns for different categories. Some individuals will list the budgeted amount in one column and then list the actual amount spent in the column next to it.
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