Budgeting on a Dime by Diane Tegarden is a comprehensive guide to getting your finances in better shape. It’s simplicity makes it easy for anyone to understand. The charts are an excellent addition to help people assess their financial state and to work out how to budget their money more appropriately in order to get out of debt and begin to save money. It’s a how-to book on how-not-to spend more than you earn.
Simple suggestions on how to reduce grocery costs, for instance, show just how much can be saved by buying in bulk and using coupons. Other money-saving ideas show how to save on buying new appliances, on heating and water bills, gas for the car, clothes and more. The chapter on credit cards offers some excellent advice on eliminating credit card debt.
The book is laid out in an easy-to-read format that even those with no financial training will be able to follow. It would be an asset for anyone who needs help to get their financial affairs in good order.
Diane Stephenson, Author of the upcoming book “A Graveyard of Dreams: Breathing New Life into Buried Dreams”
My husband is a Certified Financial Planner and I can state unequivocally that “Budgeting on A Dime” by Diane Tegarden is just what the financial doctor ordered! Like most activities in life, personal and/or family budgeting is not rocket science but it does require mapping out a strategy for success and Diane has done just that. Her book is informative, relevant and easy to understand which makes it the perfect guide to help anyone get started and stay on track managing their personal finances. “Budgeting On A Dime” definitely gets a triple A rating in my book!
Marsha Walker Eastwood, Founder and President of Emy Baker’s Originals