When you're a student with a student loan, a self-employed entrepreneur or someone who depends heavily on commission or seasonal income, you might be tired of hearing everyone tell you that a budget will make managing money easier. When you have irregular income, what if creating a budget is the problem?
If you have fluctuating income, seasonal employment or if you depend on lump sums of money to carry you through several months of expenses, creating a budget can be extremely difficult.
The trick is that while your income fluctuates, with some careful planning, your spending doesn't have to. Here are 3 ways to budget with irregular income.