Budgeting Early? Is it Really that Important?

[ 0 ] February 16, 2012 |

Absolutely! Even if you don’t have a lot of income right now it’s important to get started on the right track. Setting small obtainable goals and having a budget will ensure the habits are in place when you need them most!

Start out by really looking at your bank statement. Where does your money go? Do you spend mostly on food or entertainment? Could you possibly take a small amount to set aside to save for a new phone or tv? Taking small steps makes you accountable when you’re ready for larger investments like a car or house.

FinanceWorks is a great tool that’s available on our website for free. You can customize your monthly goals for groceries, entertainment and utilities. You can add your property value and credit cards from other financial institutions so you get a clear picture of your total net worth. Email alerts can be set to help you stay within your budget! You may be amazed at where your money goes!

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The important thing is to take control of your financial future now. Be prepared and you will have the necessary skills in place when you need them!




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Calvin is a Sr. Systems Support Technician and has worked in the systems department since 2001. During a normal day, he keeps the computers running smoothly so our employees can help our members as best as possible. He has also been a member of our social media team since it was created. Calvin normally posts on computer related topics, including security, tips and tricks and new technology happenings at IAACU.

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