Budgeting Your Money

Planning for the future starts with budgeting. This is a term many people do not like to hear but it necessary when you have something to save for or if you are trying to get out of debt. Budgeting is the beginning of you becoming financially sound and being a good steward over your money.

There are several ways you can begin budgeting and planning for the future and we will discuss 5 ways below:

1. Creating a list of monthly income – It all starts with making a list of all of your monthly guaranteed income. This is the money you make from your job, investments, and/or other residual income opportunities. This is the money that you know you will generate every month. When you create this list you will get a clear idea of what you have coming in monthly and what you have to spend.

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Global Information Society

Welcome to the Global Information Society blog, or GIS for short. We are your website for up-to-date financial information. Here you will learn about the global financial markets and how they impact you on your home front. Though every area is different we will strive to provide you with information that is pertinent to you. The focus of the financial information will be on the United States, but from time to time we will cover foreign markets as well.

There are always financial disasters, and if you look throughout history you can see one financial debacle after another. The constant in these moments in history is change and adaptation. The people that were financially sound and secure were able to handle the financial downturn and in many instances thrive during the period. If you look throughout history often times the haves were able to grow their net-worth during the economic downfalls. Though there is never a time to profit off of others, during these economic hardships some people grow their finances.

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