How to Stick to a Budget Without Tracking Spending

Kelley C. Long
Jun 9, 2019 · 6 min read

You don’t have to be a financial planner to know that one of the key ingredients of financial security is having a budget (although I prefer to call it a spending plan), but knowing you need one and actually sticking to one are two different stories. I’m not here to lecture about why you should budget, let’s instead discuss a way to make it less painful. The purpose of a spending plan is threefold: