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a budgeting diary for people who hate spreadsheets

a budgeting diary for people who hate spreadsheets

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Cait Flanders' planner will help keep track of your finances (and get you reflecting on your relationship with money).

Speadsheets and apps don’t work for everyone; some people like to put pen to paper when they’re keeping things organised (frankie makes a pretty rad diary, too, if we do say so ourselves). For folks who want to make their finances a priority, we reckon this mindful budgeting planner is a top-notch idea. Cait Flanders, who writes about mindfulness and consumerism, designed this daily financial planner when she couldn’t find anything similar in stores. This nifty book helps you track your monthly budgets, everyday spending, debt repayments and other personal finance bits and bobs. It also includes regular writing prompts, so you can reflect on your past month's spend or celebrate a financial win. Even if the idea of regular budgeting makes you want to tear your hair out, Cait says her planner is a natural way to bring a little more financial awareness to your life. Grab a copy here or print out her free budgeting templates here.