Budget planning is a critical skill and the best way to be in control of your finances and life. The 7 pages of this free budget planner printable makes it easy to work step-by-step towards your financial security.
Steps to setting up a personal budget
- Determine your personal financial goals
- Include setting savings goals
- Determine a realistic budget that will meet your goals and also be doable for you
- Set specific goals that will help you focus your personal financial management decisions
- Determine the amount you need for an emergency fund and set up steps to save this amount as soon as possible
- Track your income with a budget tracker or other tool
- Keep track of your expenses
- Determine your personal expense categories
- Determine your expected expense amounts
- Know the due dates for every single one of your bills, those that come on a monthly basis, quarterly or yearly
- Commit to track spending, all of your spending
- Set goals for paying off credit card and other debt
- Keep track of your savings goals with a savings tracker
- You should monitor your savings accounts as closely as you do your expenses
- Have established goals for savings. Knowing the status of your savings will inspire you to continue to consistently save money.
- Determine what type of budgeting tools will help you gain control of your finances. Find what will work best for your situation and is realistic for you to keep up with.
- Monthly budget planner
- Weekly budget sheets
- A budgeting app
- Set up a routine to check your bank accounts, investments and debts so you are always aware of your financial status
- There are many free printable budget forms available and you can even use a monthly calendar to track your finances
Budget Planner Printable
This 7 free printable budget templates include:
- Annual Budget Sheet
- Monthly Expenses
- Expense Trackers
- Large Expense Tracker
- Monthly Expense Tracker
- Bill Tracker
- Debt Tracker
- Savings Plan Chart to Save $1,000 in one year
How to make these budget planner printables step-by-step
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