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Take Command of Your Budget

A thoughtful budget can go a long way toward fortifying your finances – in the present and in the long-term.

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As you continue your financial journey, keep these budgeting basics top of mind:

  • Create a budget and take a disciplined approach to monitoring it regularly.
  • Spend less than you earn.
  • Adjust your budget when life events affect your income or expenses.
  • Celebrate small wins.
  • Stick to the plan despite setbacks along the way.
  • Communicate with your partner to set and reach financial goals together.