Top 10 Best Rated Planners 2019


We are aware that choosing a planner is hinged on personal preference and style, thus it is difficult to establish a universally “best life planner”, but we have carefully reviewed the best cheap planners here so that we can help you choose a planner you would enjoy.

1. The Erin Condren LifePlanner

The Erin Condren LifePlanner

The Erin Condren LifePlanner has gained a lot of love from users for a lot of reasons, ranging from its pretty cover art, the abundant writing space it provides, to the fact that it wasn’t too heavy nor too light. The LifePlanner, created by Erin Condren, a stay-at-home mom, has the following features:

  • Beautiful cover art and encouraging quotes
  • Lots of writing space
  • Handy, neither too big and heavy, nor too small and light.
  • Easy to read fonts
  • Good quality
  • Size: 10x8x0.8
  • Duration: 12 months


  • End of the week motivational quotes
  • Monthly overview
  • Good quality paper and cover
  • Ample writing space


  • Not suitable for a traveler; a little too big to fit into a carry on.
  • Not enough list making space.
  • Little interactive prompts about goals and objectives.

2. Happy Planner

Happy Planner

The Happy Planner, created by a mother and daughter, who started from creating stickers for scrapbooking, has a lot of personalized stickers, while still retaining the necessary features of a seriously helpful but cheap planner, they are;

  • Large and spacious writing areas
  • Section for important dates
  • Colorfully illustrated quotes
  • Dedicated birthday section
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Size: 11.5×10.1×1.3
  • Price: $19.95


  • Attractive, easy to read fonts
  • Plenty writing space
  • Tabbed sections
  • Perfect for long-term/ academic use


  • Heavy, making it cumbersome for everyday use.
  • Large bindings which make writing near the center difficult
  • Removable pages, if torn wrongly cannot be inserted into the binding again.

3. The Get to Work Book

The Get to Work Book

Get to Work Book is a bulky life planner that has large, clean writing areas full of inspirational design. It features include;

  • Large and clean note taking areas
  • Helpful tabs which make locating the right page easy.
  • Monthly reflection sections
  • Weekly action points area
  • Size:
  • Duration:
  • Price: $50


  • Beautiful inspirational design
  • Large writing areas
  • Weekly action point area
  • Monthly reflection sections.
  • Amazing layout


  • Large and heavy; thereby taking up a lot of space
  • Masculine in looks
  • Pricey
  • Too bulky for everyday use

4. Passion Planner

Passion Planner

This is another cheap life planner highly rated by men.  It has a unique daily hourly breakdown which is totally loved by some people. The features include;

  • Monthly reflection areas
  • Built-in bookmark
  • Large note-taking sections
  • An hourly breakdown daily
  • Size:5.5 x 8.5 (inches)
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Price:$25.00


  • Monthly reflection areas
  • Built-in bookmark
  • Significant note sections


  • The hourly breakdowns could get in the way of actually planning for your day.
  • Masculine in look

5. The Rifle Paper Agenda

The Rifle Paper Agenda

The Rifle paper Agenda is another planner that made our best planner 2019 list. The features of the planner which includes beautiful inner and outer design are as follow;

  • Motivational quotes on a weekly basis
  • Quick reference tabs
  • Handy, not too big to take around nor taking up too much space on desk
  • Adequate writing space
  • Size:8.4 x6.9 x 1.1 (inches)
  • Duration: 17 months
  • Price:$34.00


  • Ideal size
  • Enough writing space
  • Functional tabs and pockets
  • Durable cover
  • Beautiful design
  • Weekly and monthly motivational quotes


  • Very feminine in looks
  • Thin pages that could easily be ripped out
  • Monthly sections separated from monthly calendars
  • Daily sections divided into columns.

6. Marble Blonde Planner Marble Blonde Planner

This feminine looking planner with a lot of writing spaces also made our list. The features include;

  • Ample note-taking space
  • Comes with two sheets of stickers
  • Monthly and weekly calendar laced side by side.
  • Holidays pre-noted on the calendar
  • Size:
  • Duration:17 months
  • Price:$9.60


  • Has a lot of personality
  • Large note-taking space


  • Bulky and heavy
  • Very feminine in look

7. The Action Day Planner

The Action Day Planner

This is a straight to the point and cheap planner that didn’t bother with creating a personality or frills. The features are;

  • 16 pages of “how to use it”
  • Writing space at the back
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Size: 7×9 (inches)
  • Price: $21.99


  • Straight to the point
  • Handy
  • Teaches you how to use it


  • Might be confusing
  • Limited note-taking space at the back of the planner

8. The Sugar Paper Planner

The Sugar Paper Planner

This is another cheap planner that made our list of the best planner 2019. It is a beautiful planner that has the following features;

  • Large note-taking space
  • Intuitive design
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Size:8×10 (inches)
  • Price:$ 20.00


  • Large note taking area
  • Beautiful design
  • Simple layout


  • Not so legible gold fonts
  • Single weekly review page

9. The Simple Elephant

The Simple Elephant

The Simple Elephant planner with its professional and high-quality design has among its features;

  • More than enough writing space
  • Motivational goal setting and tracking prompts
  • Could be used as a gratitude journal
  • High quality and professional design.
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Size: 8.3x 0.8x 5.9 (inches)
  • Price: $21.39


  • Adequate note-taking space
  • Packed full of inspiring quotes


  • Bulky and difficult to log around

10. Deluxe Law of Attraction Planner

Deluxe Law of Attraction Planner

The Freedom Mastery- Deluxe Law of Attraction Planner is another highly rated planner in our list. Here some of its features;

  • Lots of prompts
  • Enough inspiration
  • Comes with enough stickers
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Size: 12.5x 7.8x 1.3 (inches)
  • Price: $35.95


  • Plenty of prompts and inspirations
  • Could serve as an agenda and at the same time, a vision board.


  • Not suitable for those who want a simple planner.