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Ah, budgeting. Feel like you don't know how? Here's some practical tips to keep you on track.


  • Have a savings account and put away a little bit when you can.
  • Never get a credit card.
  • Buy cheap cuts of meat and slow cook them.
  • Make the most of cheap entertainment: Netflix, YouTube, art galleries, the museum, the library and the outdoors.
  • Keep petrol money aside if you have a car.
  • Don't go window shopping.

What can I do now?