Managing money is a life skill that everyone must learn. It's a
skill that will help you meet financial obligations, avoid serious
debt, use credit responsibly, buy a car and a home, create and
stick to a household budget, save and invest wisely, and plan for a
comfortable retirement and have some fun!
The information below can help you manage your personal finances
Take a look at www.consumered.com for additional information
on purchasing and managing credit.
Managing Your Money 101: An Introduction to the Basics of Financial
Sort Out Your Values
Establish Realistic Goals
Determine Your Monthly Net Income
List Your Monthly Expenses
List All of Your Debts
Write Down Your Daily Expenditures for One Month
Look at Your Credit Report
Set Up a Payday-to-Payday Spending Plan
Begin Saving Now
- Manage Your Money *
*These links will connect you to
sections of the Mapping Your Future website.