I mentioned before that I'm getting swept away with the New Year's resolutions buzz, even though they don't statistically have a high success rate. Well, my goals for the New Year, like many other people, include money, career, and, health resolutions. I'm just getting started on my becoming fit resolution by reading this book called The 4-Hour Body by Tim Ferris. A lot of tricks he mentioned for watching what you eat can be used with budgeting. These tips may seem more hassle than they're worth, so you can consider just trying out one of them for a month to see if they work for you. Here are a few:
- Keeping Track: Ferris recommends writing down everything you eat, in order to become more conscious on what you are consuming. One of the best ways to do this is to have a food diary. Why not consider a spending diary? Write down every single purchase you make in a notepad or excel sheet to keep track and stay savvy with your spending.
- Friendly Competition: Competition