Simple budget checkup

Find out how your budget compares to our simple budgeting rule of thumb, and get tips on how to adjust if you're spending too much in one area.

See how your budget stacks up to our 50/15/5 guide

Whether you love 'em or hate 'em, there's no denying that budgets are a smart way to keep a close eye on your day-to-day-spending and saving. But around here, we're firm believers that budgeting doesn’t have to be complicated or time consuming, or require a whole lot of brainpower. We think it can be as easy as following our simple 50/15/5 guideline.

Wondering how your budget stacks up? Use our Simple Budget Checkup to find out.

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  • Saving for Retirement
  • Budgeting
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