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FancyPants Planner

May 21st, 2017 at 10:36 am

I mentioned in my March budget report that I had spent $50 on a fancypants planner. It is from Plum Paper. I am enjoying this purchase immensely! I think I may buy one every year from now on. This is a look at how I have been using it.

I customized the cover:



I am using the monthly calendar to track the ins, outs, and daily balance of my checking account:



I am listing each credit card charge as I make it. I think I may start a running total on the side:



I do a mini-budget for each paycheck:



I have a dedicated page each month for listing each bill I must pay, and I highlight the amount when it has been paid:



I made a chart to track my progress on my Heloc repayment:

5 Responses to “FancyPants Planner”

  1. rob62521 Says:

    Wow, that is one fancy planner, but I'd say it was worth every penny for two reasons: 1) you are using it and 2) you enjoy using it! Yay!

  2. Dido Says:

    Thanks for sharing--good inspiration!

  3. Laura Says:

    Wow! Good for you for purchasing! And using!!

  4. snafu Says:

    Wow! that planner certainly focusses your attention on how dollars are spent! I like your idea of highlighting each payment...visible at a glance. I hope you'll mention this again at year's end when you will have annual figures to allocate as targets 2018.

  5. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Neat idea!

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