A budget is a detailed plan of operations for some specific future
period. Clothing budget helps to plan and control the income and expenditure.
There is a close relationship between the family income and the expenditure on
clothing. Budgeting helps a household to spend money carefully. It is an
intelligent guide to spending. It balances the future and the present wants,
making suitable allocations for spending and saving.
Clothing the family can be expensive especially when the children
are in growing stage. The budget will help to restrict from impulse buying and
buy when family absolutely needs them. It is best to invest in few garments
that can be matched with that existing one in the wardrobe and that can be worn
in a variety of styles.
Should take advantage of end-of-season clearance sale especially
winter clothes-one can find discount sale of winter clothing at the end of
March or April and summer sale at the beginning of August and September. During
this time if we purchase clothing for teenagers and older children one can find
Before going for shopping for new clothes the family members must
go through their closets and remove clothing that they do not wear or outgrown.
Creative thinking and flexibility are the keys to keep one’s family budget