Over time, the budget has been streamlined so I distribute our income weekly or monthly (we get paid in different cycles) to the separate accounts, and expenses are paid from the unique accounts.
I keep it rounded up so that I am not micro-managing all expenses! It has taken a while to tweak and get the right amount per bucket.
The great thing is that you can change it whenever you want, it’s yours and you decide where your dollars go.
I believe that TOO much of a budget is constricting and feels like a “scarcity” mindset that doesn’t allow a good flow. Also, if you have a partner that is not enthusiastic with your finance journey they will appreciate a more flowing, relaxed approach to the monthly finances.