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My Extremely Minimal Budget (Under $1300)

May 6, 2016

Ever wonder how you can actually live on less money than you make? Do you constantly struggle to save money and quit spending. Or are you just going through a hard time and trying to figure out how to make ends meet? Click through to see how I change our budget from normal comfortable budget to an extremely minimal budget of under $1300 a month!

A few months ago I shared our $1700 monthly budget. I broke down each of our bills and categories for spending and what we usually bought for the budgeted amount each month. It is one of my most popular blog posts to date. (That and my $25 a month budget post!)

I talk about minimal budgeting a lot here no the blog and I actually have a course coming out at the beginning of June where I teach how to create your own minimal budget that is personal to you! I believe that there is no one size fits all budgeting plan and reject that everything has to be done by percentages. So I teach how exactly to find your minimal budget. Part of that has to do with your income, but a lot of it has to do with what your values are, what your situation is, and what your goals or dreams are for the future.

Which brings me to today’s post. My budget has changed since that last post because our situation has changed. The thing is, our goals haven’t. So in order to keep what is important to us (our values) and chase after our dreams/goals, while still working with our situation we had to reassess and minimize our budget even more!  So today I’m breaking down my even more extremely minimal budget.

Let’s do it!

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