Budgeting is one of those all-important things you’re much better off not skipping — sort of like breakfast and good walking shoes. Sure, you can live without those things, but you’re going to have a bad time. At least, investing in yourself — because that’s really what this is all about — will pay off much better in both the short and long runs.
But budgeting is difficult and tedious. There’s no way around it. So if conventional methods just aren’t working for you, I get it. Try these tips instead and see how you do.