Beating the Budget Blues

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This page is for purchasing a print copy, which is currently on special at cost price (just $10.50 – buy a couple to give to some friends!)

You can get a “community edition” PDF version for free immediate download by following this link.

Money is one of the most valuable resources you have, respect it and use it carefully and wisely. Always give plenty of thought on how and when it should be spent on retail goods, services or assets”.

This book provides highly practical advice for New Zealanders on setting up a personal or family budget, including a wealth of contacts for agencies and services that can help you to live economically and make the most of the resources you have. The author, Don Bell, has many years of experience as a budget adviser, and is also a horticultural expert, which means the book has many practical tips for managing your finances, and growing your own food, as well as recipes for healthy meals that can be prepared economically.


Product Description

The printed book “Beating the Budget Blues” by Don Bell can be ordered from this site, or for discounted bulk purchases or special arrangements (e.g. for budgeting services) please contact the author, Don Bell, at

You can also buy a PDF copy of the book for US$10 from

You can preview the table of contents here

Direct access to web links used in the book are available by clicking here.

The figures and charts in the book are available as PDF files here.