The title of this post seems rhetorical doesn't it? Of course budgeting can help us in so many areas of our lives. The reason I post this today is that many folks are considering upgrading or even buying their first home. Many first time home buyers wonder about things like utilities and maintenance and unexpected costs associated with home ownership. Those are all valid concerns which should be explored carefully with your loan officer as well as your REALTOR who can help you get answers for those questions. If you have questions about what you can afford in your next home, give me call so that we can chat about your situation.
The following is a great visual of ways that all of us can be more careful about how and where we spend our hard earned dollars: