Budget Cactus

How to add a new category

Click on the BUDGET menu at the top. In the input box at the top where it says Name: enter the name of the new category, and click on ADD.

How to add a new Company

Click on the BUDGET menu at the top. Next click on the category name you wish to add the new Company under. On the next screen scroll down until you see "New Company" Fill in the information and click on ADD NEW.

How to edit a Company

Click on the BUDGET menu at the top. Next click on the category name you wish to edit the Company under. On the next screen scroll down until you see the Company you wish to edit and click on the name. On the next screen find "Edit Company and update the information, then click "UPDATE".

How to add your spending transactions

Click on the BUDGET menu at the top. Next click on the category name you wish to add the new transaction under. On the next screen scroll down until you see "New Transaction" Fill in the information and click on ADD. If you plan on tracking this as a Debt item try to include the current balance amount and due date. I also put a note as to what was purchased so I have that as a reference.

How to edit your spending transactions

Click on the BUDGET menu at the top. Next click on the category name then click on the Company. On the next screen scroll down until you see the transaction you wish to edit and click on the EDIT link. On the next screen update the details you want to change and click "EDIT".

How to delete your spending transactions

Click on the BUDGET menu at the top. Next click on the category name then click on the Company. On the next screen scroll down until you see the transaction you wish to delete and click on the DELETE link.

Recommended Categories

Charity
Clothing
Debts
Food
Housing
Medical
Personal
Recreation
Savings
Transportation
Utilities

Bold Categories are generally requirements for living. You can reword it to say whatever you would like though.

Recommended Companys

Food
- Groceries
- Restaurants
Housing
- Rent/Mortgage
- Repairs
Savings
- Emergancy
- College
Transportation
- Auto Loan
- Auto Gas
- Repairs
Utilities
- Gas
- Electric
- Water
- Cell Phone
- Cable
- Internet

Again this site is made to fit your needs, name your Companys however you would like to. Bold items generally means it's important, but it's up to you what you use. As an example, if you have multiple auto loans you could simply put the make/model, or even the company who gave you the loan.

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