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Interested in learning more about budgeting electronically. The post below from Get Rich Slowly offers links and a short summary of several tools available for electronic financial tracking.
Consumer Price Index
One of the ways people can calculate changes in cost of living is through the Consumer Price Index, which measures the changes in price from month to month on selected services. This measurement can give us a sense of how much we can actually buy with the money we make. For more information about the CPI, or to see the CPI tables, check out the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Personal Budgeting Resources
The Simple Dollar
Trent Hamm, author and blogger, started this blog in 2006 to offer money management tips and ideas he found useful when getting out of debt. Hamm also offers ideas about other money management books and resources, and answers reader questions about finance regularly.
Author Suze Orman has written several best-selling books chronicling her own journey out of debt and offering financial advice. Check out the Resources and Tools sections of her site: she offers free tools such as a Compound Interest Forecast and an Expense Tracking tool.
Get Rich Slowly
Get Rich Slowly, started by JD Roth, was recently recognized for excellence in both Money and Time magazines. The staff writers offer ideas and information about all facets of personal finance and investment
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