For family or personal budgets to work requires the determination to run a tight ship. Otherwise small leaks can turn into a torrent that sinks your good intentions. Here are five problems that can torpedo a budget and ways to cope with them. 1. Food Eats up Your Budget When it comes to food, few of us like to deny ourselves. As a result, we’ll spend too much at the grocery store, or treat ourselves to meals out as compensation for a...