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Evan KuykendallPersonal FinanceProject 2Project 2 Write-upTracking my expenses opened my eyes to my spending habits. I try to keep myspending low every month, so I have set “rules” that I try to follow. For example, I try to noteat out more than 1 time a week. This helps me save money as well as be healthier. But whenI wrote it out in an excel document, I can see how easily things can get out of hand. After Iwrote everything out last month, I now think about putting the expense in the document everytime I go to buy something. It makes me stop for an extra second and ask myself if I reallyneed it.Establishing a spending plan at the beginning of the month made me excited. I wasinterested to see where my money goes and how I receive money. I also felt a tad bit anxiousbecause I hadn’t kept track of my spending the last 3-4 months. I was worried that I would seea lot more outflow than inflow of money. My excitement came from my belief that money isan important factor of all our lives and knowing how to spend/receive money responsiblyallows you to be better in other parts of our lives. It makes you be disciplined, which can also

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