When trying to create a budget for yourself it is important that you always remain reasonable and that you are realistic with yourself. Do not make an outrageous budget that you cannot follow.
This is a sure way to set yourself up for failure and feel like you are not capable of following any budget. Keep in mind, you may have to create different budgets as the time goes by. You will want to start with a less complicated budget that will be easier for you to follow.
Once you have been able to follow this budget without setbacks it is time to move on to more complicated and strict budgets. Before you know it you will be budgeting at ease and all of life’s benefits will be flooding into your life.