Taking the idea of a quadruple budget and making it into a budget with eight parts. The first four is saving, tithe, debt, and expenses. The following is the other four parts:
Making room for ministry in one’s budget is an important part of their complete financial plan. Service towards one’s neighbor can be fulfilling and wonderful occurrence. Employing ones resources whether it be physical or monetary, one can be of good will and cheer. Consider donating some time and money to widows and orphans ministry.
Work is another area of the budget that is good to invest in. The include co-worker and work activities. Gift exchanges, holiday parties and donations to charity have been part of work. But, it is also important to purchase supplies, equipment like computers and chairs and desks. Catering lunches might be another way to utilize this area of the budget.
Family and friends are important in ones life too. Providing for them can be a worthy tasks vacations and gift are good but education like books, schools, and academies could bring joy to the family as well. Clubs and sports are good too. Good food is always good.
Finally, the community is important to invest in too. For some this includes social programs and supporting local leadership. Political involvement can help to improve community leaders and organizations. Government like city, county, state, and national can also be involved. For some it is supporting the military and veterans. Or it could be as simple as building a new community park or fountains and other beautification projects.
Each area of the budget must be examined carefully and plans need to be made to make it work in tune. Getting instruction from people can be helpful as well.