Slice A Budget
Slice A Budget
Having a monthly budget is the first step in taking control of your financial life. Learn how finding the right balance of spending and saving could help you grow your money for tomorrow.Start by moving the slider to approximate your monthly income (after taxes).
Estimate the amount you would spend on housing, groceries, utilities, transportation, health insurance and everything else that's essential to your life each month.Move slider to change percentage of monthly budget for this category.
Now approximate your monthly spending on new clothes, dining out, movies and other ways to treat yourself to something extra.Move slider to change percentage of monthly budget for this category.
Weʼll fill in the rest of your monthly budget for you by setting aside money for tomorrow: your retirement contributions, building an emergency fund, paying off credit card debt and more.
Nowʼs a Good Time
to Plan for Later.
People are living longer—so money needs to last longer, too. Thatʼs why Financial Professionals suggest putting 20% of your money towards Future-Haves. It could mean more money in your pocket for tomorrow, starting today.
Nice work—you’ve created the same budget that Financial Professionals recommend, balancing todayʼs needs and wants with tomorrowʼs goals. Ready to learn even more about making the most of your financial life?
on The Future.
Financial Professionals suggest putting 20% of your money towards Future-Haves. You do that—and then some. Ready to learn even more about making the most of your financial life?
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