008: 8 Things To Do At The Beginning Of Each Month

In the latest episode of The Astridelle Podcast, I talk about 8 things you need to do at the beginning of every month which will help you to plan ahead and stay organized.

If you love the start of the new year for its "clean slate" feeling, why not create a mini version by organizing your life at the start of each month? The first of the month, every month, is the perfect time to plan for the four weeks ahead, and doing these 8 things will make you organized for the entire month.

In this episode we explore:

  • [00:15] - Welcome Note

  • [01:35] - Introduction of 8 things to do at the beginning of the month

  • [02:35] - #1

  • [03:05] - #2

  • [03:36] - #3

  • [04:42] - #4

  • [06:29] - #5

  • [07:49] - #6

  • [08:10] - #7

  • [08:57] - #8

  • [10:00] - Why is it important to do these things at the beginning of each and every month


  • Focus on progress than perfection

  • Clutter is nothing more than postponed decisions

  • You don't have to stop everything to get organized, you just have to start.

  • A budget is telling your money where to go instead of wondering where it went.

Key Take-aways:

  • New month, New beginning, a new start.

  • Always timeframe your goals.

  • Be sure to pay your bills on time.

  • Planning groceries at the beginning of the month helps you save money and time.

  • Budgeting is the first step toward financial freedom.

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