Sample Budget Forms
- Chart 1: 2A-Example Financial Position-Assets
- Chart 2: 2A-Example Financial Position-Liabilities
- Chart 3: 2B-One Month Income Statement-Example
- Chart 4: 2B-One Month Expense Statement-Example
- Chart 5: 2C-Your Financial Position-Assets
- Chart 6: 2C-Your Financial Position-liabilities
- Chart 7-8: 2D-Your One Month Income & Expense Statement
- Chart 9: 4A-Example Balance Budget
- Chart 10: 4B-Example Income Budget
- Chart 11: 4C-Balance Budget
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What Kind of Life are you Having?
Is your life what you always dreamed of as a child? Each day do you jump out of bed excited to start your day? Can you hardly wait to have FUN?
Do You Have A Personal Plan?
In business we have business plans. As a person we can do a plan which I call a personal plan. The first step in making your personal plan is to figure out in your mind what it is you really want. I mean REALLY want.
Do You Know Where You Stand Financially?
Recent times have proven to be pretty good economically for many people in Canada and the world, although finances continue to be a test. This requires an aggressive approach to the management of your own resources.
Is your life going the way you want it to?
Are you doing the things you always dreamed about as a child? Do you get up every morning excited about your day ahead? How do you feel physically? Can you do the things you want to or is there never enough money?
Make Your Money Work For You!
Now that you now where you stand with your money, can you do better. The way to do this is to make a budget that will help you change your financial course or direction.
Where Am I Now With My Money?
Do you know where you are financially. What’s your net worth? How much money do you have left over at the end of the month? The first step in a financial planning process is to analyze exactly where you are at this moment in time.
Feed Your Mind: Read!
There is nothing more vital in any human being than the mind. There is no question, doubt, or debate about this fact. Really the mind is a marvel, a miracle that is so complicated it’s virtually impossible to figure out.
Create Your Dream
In our last articles we talked about creating a dream- a personal plan – PP of exactly how you want your life to be. Really it’s like a business plan that most corporations work under. Here is an example for you to see!
You Can Make Your Dreams Come True!
We have talked about three major areas of mind, money and finances in the CREATE AN EXCEPTIONAL LIFE series.
Basically your health is a central factor of how you feel each day. Besides your mind and how you think, it is the next most important area of life. We hear so often the phrase “If you don’t have your health what do you have.”
Exercise Anaerobic- your muscles!
Once you have a good plan of attack on Aerobic exercise- your heart, the other kind of exercise involves developing your muscles. It just makes basic sense that by putting your body muscle groups through a workout, you will develop strength. Muscles need activity to grow and usually our daily activity level won’t be enough to reach their potential.
What Do You Eat?
The amount of servings you eat depends on your age, body size, activity level, sex, as well as other factors. The first person to start with would be your family doctor, followed by a registered dietician. In Canada everyone can see a doctor at no cost.
Do You Sleep Well?
If you spend a night with a poor sleep the next day you’re not a happy camper. In our last three columns we talked about exercise aerobic and anaerobic, as well as what you eat- Canadas Food Guide.
A Financial Action Plan Summary
Money is very important in this world, for the lifestyle it can help you achieve. Almost all our dreams involve having the finances to make things happen. Here is a summary of action steps you can tackle to make your command of money much better.