Budget

Ninja Budget: Married Edition

by Ninja on October 27, 2010 · 33 comments

It’s that time kiddos. Time to crunch some numbers and see what the Ninja households’ life looks  looks like through the eyes of an Excel Spreadsheet. This is my budget prior to marriage… And now let’s take a gander at the prospective Married Budget of Pure Epic Gloryness… Does the layout make sense to you? […]

Stick Figure Blog

by Ninja on October 11, 2010 · 45 comments

Most Exciting News: I have some extremely exciting news to share with you all today. I just gave birth. Not to a human (that would just be weird), but to a new blog. Stick Figure Blog to be exact. While the goal of Punch Debt In The Face has been to financially educate those dumber […]

So I’m assuming the majority of PDITF readers operate their lives around some type of budget. Maybe you are a budget nazi…. or perhaps you prefer the informal budget… It doesn’t really matter HOW you track your money, but simply that you ARE tracking your money. How you budget is up to you, but one […]

Before I get in to today’s post, I just want to take a minute to say thank you to everyone that volunteered yesterday to help me out and provide an article for PDITF while I am gone participating in wedding shenanigans. I’ll be getting in touch with each of you over the next few days […]

WTF is a budget?

by Ninja on May 25, 2010 · 30 comments

There is one thing that always reigns true in the world of personal finance: Everyone does things differently, especially when it comes to budgeting. I’m convinced, no two budgets are the same. Here are a few of the different budgeting methods I’ve observed… The anal envelope: This method is no joke. It’s not for the […]

I suck at communicating

by Ninja on May 17, 2010 · 40 comments

Apparently I am a pretty crappy communicator. Yesterday’s post left a bunch of you asking “Why is there no entertainment section in your budget?”. Pretty valid question, seeing that I didn’t account for fun, vacations, or household supplies in our budget. Did I forget to include this stuff? Nope. I just do things a little […]

Seriously. What’s her deal? We were having a little money talk yesterday, and I showed her a copy of my budget. I was explaining how it was configured and how all the different sections were calculated. We then started to play with the numbers a little bit, making our best guesses as to what we […]