Why You Should Have — And How to Keep — A Financial Notebook

Keeping track of your financial spending has never been easier

Being the 21st century, you’re probably inclined to keep track of most things via an electronic device. And whether you log your financial spending via an iPad, Excel document or physical notebook is up to you. The latter may be a better option than you think.

For one thing, even with how advanced the 21st century is, it’s never certain how long your computer is going to last. Hard drives are known to crash, and flash drives are easily lost. Keeping a physical copy of your finances in a safe place ensures you’ll never be without it. Plus, on the nights you’re discussing the budget with your spouse or other family members, having a notebook on hand may be easier than hunching over a computer screen.

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