Best Selling Author Brian Tracy states This is a practical book full of proven strategies you can use immediately to get your financial life back under control. If you are on a limited income or you have been laid off this is the book for you. You need to survive and protect what you have left. You need a plan to ride out this ecomic storm. Bad things do happen to good people like you but you do t have to be one of the casualties of this unemployment nightmare. In this short book you will find two budgets. I will walk you through both. #1 The Crisis Budget If you are down to the wire financially and need to make quick but informed decisions this is the budget you need. You can do this today! #2 The Unemployment Budget This budget is more detailed and it will help you get more organized. You will have a solid foundation on which you can t only survive but be able to move forward. Your financial stress will be reduced and allow you to focus on finding your next job. Each short chapter starts with a story of someone I have helped develop a budget over my past seventeen years of being a volunteer budget coach. Every story is unique and has a part to play in the budget process. There is something to be learned from every story. At the end of each chapter you will find a simple form to fill in that will help you on your way. By the end of the book you will kw where your money is going, how to save on your expenses and have two pages of referral resourced to help you on your way.
Patrick Mellody has been a volunteer Crown Financial Ministries Budget Coach for over 17 years. He has helped many individuals and couples create and live on a budget. After going through unemployment and extreme financial tough times Patrick learned and fine- tuned the budget process and put that knowledge into a book titled: The Unemployment Budget - Your financial survival plan. Patrick and his wife of 36 years live in Upstate New York. They have three married children and eight grandchildren. Patrick leads small groups through the budget process and presents his dramatic personal story, as outlined in the book, to live groups. Patrick's web site is budgetsthatwork.com