Personal Finance FAQ Series: Does It Cost Anything to Make a Budget?

It’s easy to think that you can go out, buy some software, a system, and POOF, a budget will magically appear for you. The reality is that doing a budget should be a relatively straightforward, quick, simple, and free process.

Let’s dig deeper into why this is so.

Does It Cost Anything to Make a Budget?

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Jason Hull was the co-founder of Broadtree Partners, a firm that acquires $1-5MM EBITDA companies. He also was the co-founder of open source search consultancy OpenSource Connections, a premier Solr and ElasticSearch firm. He and his wife FIREd (financial independence retire early) at 46 and 45, respectively. He has a BS from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a MBA from the University of Virginia Darden Graduate School of Business. He held a CFP certification from 2015 - 2021. You can read more about him in the About Page. If you live in Johnson County, Texas or the surrounding areas, he and his wife are cash buyers of Johnson County, Texas houses.

One thought on “Personal Finance FAQ Series: Does It Cost Anything to Make a Budget?

  1. You’re right. I think people get caught up in fancy tools, when budgeting really comes down to tracking and possibly making some tough decisions. Tools just help, but they aren’t the ultimate answer.

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