Making a household budget is quintessential to financial planning. It is rather simple to come up with a budget. You have your income, you can make a list of expenses you cannot avoid and then decide how much you wish to save every month. Accordingly, you need to cut corners somewhere, invest your money or save, try to increase your income and you should always look for smarter ways to save on unavoidable expenses. The real challenge is to adhere to a household budget. Here is how you can approach the whole daunting challenge of financial planning.