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Smart Money Course: Mastering Budgeting

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The Pathway to Financial Freedom and Success Starts and Ends with Budgeting

Unleash Your Financial Potential: Welcome to "Mastering Budgeting"

You don’t need to be a seasoned accountant or financial wizard to unlock the secrets of effective budgeting and truly achieve financial freedom. The first and often biggest hurdle is knowing where to start, and that’s where we step in. The Smart Money Course: Mastering Budgeting is your key to transforming your financial reality. Tailored to ambitious professionals and entrepreneurs like you, this course is set to propel you towards your ultimate financial goals.

The foundation of financial prosperity lies in effective budgeting. Yet, it can seem dauntingly complex. That’s why we’ve crafted this course to simplify budgeting, turning it into an accessible, empowering learning journey that can bring about lifelong changes.

We’ve tapped into the experience of experienced financial professionals and leveraged insightful tools to help shift your perspective about money management. With this course, you’ll transform the way you interact with your finances, replacing stress and uncertainty with confidence and control.

The Smart Money Course: Mastering Budgeting goes beyond numbers and bank accounts. It’s about building strong foundations and taking action towards your financial aspirations. It’s not just about managing your money; it’s about letting your money work for you, creating a life of abundance, security, and freedom.


  • Learn How To Budget: Learn strategies and techniques that have helped some of our students manage their money effectively.
  • Achieve Your Financial Goals: Whether it’s saving for a dream wedding, a new house, or early retirement, we’ll guide you on how to set and reach these goals.
  • Secure Your Financial Future: Understand the importance of emergency funds, retirement planning, short, medium and long-term investments.
  • Improve Your Quality of Life: With better money management comes less stress and more freedom, leading to more love, happiness, and overall satisfaction in life.

The transformation you can achieve through our course isn’t magic; it’s the result of applying a proven method that imprints powerful, success-driven changes into your personal financial habits. It’s about creating quick momentum that will help you close the gap between where you are now and where you want to be.

Step into a world where financial success is not just a distant dream, but an achievable reality.

Before you go further

Dive into a wealth of budgeting topics both here and on my Youtube Channel Foundered Money absolutely free of charge. There are plenty of resources that will help you get started on your financial journey.

However, this comprehensive course offers a step-by-step guide to creating rock-solid budgets, saving you both time and potential money mistakes. If that sounds good to you, read on!

Mastering Budgeting - Course Outline

This comprehensive course is designed for those who want to take control of their finances, build a solid financial foundation, and achieve their financial goals. Through a series of engaging modules, you will learn essential budgeting skills, gain insights into your spending habits, and develop personalised strategies for long-term financial success.

Introduction to the Course

  • 1.1 Welcome to Mastering Budgeting
  • 1.2 Join the Private Foundered Facebook Group
  • 1.3 The Mastering Budgeting Workbook (video)
  • 1.4 The Mastering Budgeting Workbook (download)
  • Wrap Up

Module 1: Budgeting Fundamentals

  • 1.1 Introduction to Budgeting
  • 1.2 Importance of Budgeting for Professionals and Entrepreneurs
  • 1.3 Key Budgeting Concepts and Terms
  • 1.4 The Budgeting Process
  • 1.5 Benefits of Budgeting
  • Wrap Up

Module 2: Choosing the Right Bank Accounts

  • 2.1 Current Bank Accounts
  • 2.2 Saving Bank Accounts
  • 2.3 Mobile-Only Bank Accounts
  • 2.4 Setting up Savings Pots
  • 2.5 Account Set Up for Variable Income
  • Wrap Up

Module 3: Setting Goals

  • 3.1 Why Budgeting Goals Are Key
  • 3.2 Emergency Funds
  • 3.3 Sinking Funds
  • 3.4 Goal Setting: Short Term
  • 3.5 Goal Setting: Medium Term
  • 3.6 Goal Setting: Long Term
  • Wrap Up

Module 4: Understanding Your Spending

  • 4.1 Tracking Your Income and Expenses
  • 4.2 Categorising Your Spending
  • 4.3 Identifying Spending Patterns
  • 4.4 Finding Opportunities for Savings
  • 4.5 Prioritising Expenses
  • Wrap Up


Module 5: Financial Self-Reflection

  • 5.1 Evaluating Your Financial Situation
  • 5.2 Identifying Your Financial Goals
  • 5.3 Determining Your Budgeting Style
  • 5.4 Aligning Your Budget with Your Values
  • Wrap Up

Module 6: Budget Development

  • 6.1 Choosing a Budgeting Method
  • 6.2 Establishing Your Income and Expense Categories
  • 6.3 Allocating Funds to Each Category
  • 6.4 Adjusting Your Budget for Unexpected Expenses
  • 6.5 Implementing Your Budget
  • Wrap Up

Module 7: Comparing Monthly and Yearly Budgets

  • 7.1 Advantages and Disadvantages of Monthly and Yearly Budgets
  • 7.2 Developing a Monthly Budget
  • 7.3 Developing a Yearly Budget
  • 7.4 Adjusting Your Budget Throughout the Year
  • 7.5 Evaluating and Comparing Budget Performance
  • Wrap Up

Module 8: Budget Adherence Techniques

  • 8.1 Behavioural Strategies for Sticking to Your Budget
  • 8.2 Automating Your Finances
  • 8.3 Utilising Budgeting Tools and Apps
  • 8.4 Setting Financial Milestones and Rewards
  • 8.5 Dealing with Financial Setbacks
  • Wrap Up

Module 9: Planning for the Future

  • 9.1 Building an Emergency Fund
  • 9.2 Planning for Major Life Events
  • 9.3 Saving for Retirement
  • 9.4 Investing in Your Future
  • 9.5 Reviewing and Adjusting Your Long-Term Budget
  • Wrap Up

Module 10: You Made It!

  • Celebrating Your Budgeting Success
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Course due to be released in October 2023