Establishing a budget is the first step in controlling your spending so that you can take control of your finances.

Discover how to make a budget, the best ways to stick to it, the most recent budgeting tools available to you, and more.



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“Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.“—Benjamin Franklin

Successful Budgeters Always Try to Maintain:

1. They check their budget before spending.

2. The aren't afraid to change their budget for better results.

3. They give every dollar a job.

4. They are realistic and not too restrictive.

5. They always pay themselves first.

6. They forgive themselves when they go over budget.