Be Smart: Manage Your Money
Having your own money means you can choose how to spend it. Sometimes, we spend more than we mean to. Learn how to make smarter spending choices. Below are a few easy tips for managing your money. Share them with your supporter, or someone you support!
Make a Budget
A budget helps you plan how your money is spent. Check out these budgets for:
- If you live on your own
- If you live in a licensed home
Consider: Needs vs. Want
Is that something you need? Or, is it something you want? Plan your budget with these questions in mind. Read more about needs vs. wants here.
Think, Plan, Do
Betty really wanted to buy a new waffle maker. She followed steps "Think, Plan, Do" to save up money. Learn more about Betty's plan by watching the video below!
A Tip for the Holidays: Save money and give homemade gifts! Click here for some homemade gift ideas.