Making a Budget

Ugh, budgeting. Most of us hate the idea.

However, it’s a basic and important money management tool that helps you get out and stay out of debt. A budget is simply a written plan for how you spend your money each month. We encourage you to review your budget with the whole family so you can help each other stay on track. Be sure to celebrate the successes! If you find you’ve overspent in one area, try to compensate by spending less in another area.

Be sure to check out these super-duper tools to help you set up and maintain a budget:

HOME BUDGET ANALYSIS CALCULATOR – Analyze your budget, see where your money goes and find out where you can improve.

COOL MILLION CALCULATOR – Find out when your savings plan may make you a millionaire!

EMERGENCY SAVINGS CALCULATOR – This calculator helps you determine how much emergency savings you may need, and how you can begin saving toward this important goal.

PAYROLL DEDUCTION & AUTOMATIC DEDUCTIONS are free services we offer that are wonderful ways to help with budgeting.  You don’t even have to think about them, they happen automatically and POOF! You’re saving!

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