These are my 4 simple tips to stick with a budget… Eliminate temptations – Recovering alcoholics should not hang out in bars. The temptation is too strong, it is just foolish. The same applies to someone who is trying to break the habit of overspending, you should not hang out at the mall, Home Depot, or wherever you get tempted.
But you shall remember the LORD your God, for it is He who is giving you power to make wealth, that He may confirm His covenant which He swore to your fathers, as it is this day. Deu 8:18
Notice that the above verse says he gives us the POWER to get wealth. There is action required on our part.