Budgeting and managing your money is hard enough when you have a steady paycheck each month and a laundry list of goals you want to achieve. When you throw in inconsistent income, budgeting becomes even harder. Just like you, I’ve had so many months as an entrepreneur when the numbers don’t add up. I’ve learned a few tricks along the way that I want to share with you.
What You’ll Learn
- How I learned to budget when running a non-profit business in college
- What steps you can take to set up your budget to plan for inconsistent income
- What steps you can take when you’re in the middle of a month or stretch of inconsistent income
- The most valuable lessons I’ve learned as a lifelong entrepreneur to make my budget work
- Why you can’t get past knowing your numbers – and why they are the key to your success
- How I got past the “I deserve it” syndrome to find balance every month
- Clarity Money (budgeting app I use)
- Marcus by Goldman Sachs (for ER fund savings)
- Ally Bank (for ER fund savings)
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Shannah Compton Game is a Money Wellness expert, host of the to-rated Millennial Money podcast, and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER with an MBA. Millennial Money has over 15 million downloads in 164 countries. Shannah’s years of experience as a skilled Certified Financial Planner have set her on a mission to revolutionize how people think, act, and feel about their finances…and have some fun doing so.