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Spend Sensibly

Spend sensibly to fill your home with the things you need and keep it in order; overspending can lead to both physical and financial chaos.  Map your money and manage cash with banking tools to stay in control.

BYFH Framework SS HALF

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   Talking About Money

   Money Values & Decisions

   Creating a Money Map
Step One: What Comes In - Income
           Step Two: Where Does It Go - Expenses 
                   Tools to Track Expenses
           Step Three:  Compare Income - Expenses 
Step Four: Make Choices 
                    Increase Income
                    Needs vs Wants
                    Spending Pyramid
           Step Five:  Plot Your Map
Step Six:  Follow Your Map & Check Progress

   Money Map Tools

   Manage Your Cash
Where: Financial Institutions
                   Credit Unions
                   Trust Companies
                   Investment & Brokerage Firms
           What: Accounts & Services
                   Checking Accounts
                   Savings Accounts
                   Investment Accounts
       Loans & Credit Cards
                   Other Products & Services
            How: Find the Right Fit

Helpful Resources

Common Spending & Cash Management Terms