10 Microsoft Excel Goodies

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I am definitely not a techie and admit to needing any help I can get when it comes to using my computer.  Some days it’s actually quite hard to look up when you’re so bogged down in the mire of work!

That being said however, I found this article quite useful and if Excel is somewhat of a challenge for you too, then these 10 templates are sure to help.   When you have a moment you should also go over and check out the Excel Made Easy site but until then good luck … and let’s keep looking up!

10 Excel Templates for Simplifying Your Life

“Life in the early 21st century wasn’t supposed to be so hectic. In a 1930 essay, economist John Maynard Keynes predicted a 15-hour work week by 2030, when we’d all have time to enjoy ‘the hour and the day virtuously and well,’” reports Brigid Schulte in The Washington Post.

Does this sound anything like your life in 2016? No? Well, it doesn’t reflect the life of anyone I know, either. While the goal of technology was to make life more efficient, somehow the opposite has happened since we seem to be working harder than ever with the convenience of the Internet and the portability of handheld devices. However, here are some free, downloadable Excel templates that will prove that technology CAN simplify your life.

1. Budgeting

This is obviously the most popular spreadsheet because we all need to keep track of our income and spending. While many banks, credit card companies, and credit unions provide some program which can break your spending into categories, creating your own spreadsheet with a set budget can ensure that you are living within your means. Read more


NB: Did you find these post useful? Can you look up a little better now? Leave a note or two in the comments section and thanks for visiting 🙂

The sky is our only limit; look up!
The sky is our only limit; look up!


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