Learn Budgeting That Doesn’t Suck

Learn Budgeting That Doesn’t Suck

Budgeting Basics

Let’s start at the very beginning! Build a foundation to help you budget with confidence. You’re the CFO here.

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A Complete Guide to Budgeting
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A Complete Guide to Budgeting

Budget building is empowering and freeing—and it should feel that way! Learn how to build a budget with EveryDollar that makes your money work. For. You. Give yourself permission to spend. Ditch the guilt. And take back control of building the future you want. 

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How to Make a Budget: Your Step-by-Step Guide

Learning how to budget might seem overwhelming, but hear this: You can do it. Here's how to make a budget in just five steps.

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How to Create a Zero-Based Budget

Zero-based budgeting is a method of budgeting where your income minus expenses equals zero. Follow these steps to make a zero-based budget each month.

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6 Things You Can Do With Your Budget Right Now
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6 Things You Can Do With Your Budget Right Now

If you aren’t getting the traction you want with your goals, or you feel like budgeting is super hard, check out these 6 things you can do inside your budget right now to up your budgeting game.

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Everything You Need to Know About Budgeting
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Everything You Need to Know About Budgeting

If you’re worried or confused about everything you need to know about the budgeting life, fear not. You can—no, you will—get to that budgeting boss status. Yes, really. Read on.

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How to Create an EveryDollar Budget

Rachel Cruze walks you through how to set up your very first EveryDollar budget in just three steps.

How Do I Make a Budget and Stick to It?

Learn how to stay consistent with your budgeting habit so you can reach your goals.

How Much Should I Spend on Groceries?

Find out what a good grocery budget looks like—and learn how to keep it flexible.

Budgeting Basics

Let’s start at the very beginning! Build a foundation to help you budget with confidence. You’re the CFO here.

Articles

A Complete Guide to Budgeting

Budget building is empowering and freeing—and it should feel that way! Learn how to build a budget with EveryDollar that makes your money work. For. You. Give yourself permission to spend. Ditch the guilt. And take back control of building the future you want. 

A smart phone displaying the EveryDollar app with a zero-based budget.
Budgeting

How to Create a Zero-Based Budget

Zero-based budgeting is a method of budgeting where your income minus expenses equals zero. Follow these steps to make a zero-based budget each month.

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6 Things You Can Do With Your Budget Right Now
Budgeting

6 Things You Can Do With Your Budget Right Now

If you aren’t getting the traction you want with your goals, or you feel like budgeting is super hard, check out these 6 things you can do inside your budget right now to up your budgeting game.

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Everything You Need to Know About Budgeting
Budgeting

Everything You Need to Know About Budgeting

If you’re worried or confused about everything you need to know about the budgeting life, fear not. You can—no, you will—get to that budgeting boss status. Yes, really. Read on.

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Video

How to Create an EveryDollar Budget

Rachel Cruze walks you through how to set up your very first EveryDollar budget in just three steps.

How Do I Make a Budget and Stick to It?

Learn how to stay consistent with your budgeting habit so you can reach your goals.

How Much Should I Spend on Groceries?

Find out what a good grocery budget looks like—and learn how to keep it flexible.

Troubleshooting Your Budget

Q: What do your budget and an Olympic gymnast have in common?
A: They’re both flexible.

Check out all the ways to make your budget work for your life. 

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How to Stick to Your Budget

Budgeting is telling your money you're in charge. Sticking to the budget is showing your money you're in charge. To do that, you’ve got to get real with your spending and yourself.

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10 Expenses You Might Be Forgetting in Your Budget

Here’s a helpful list of usually-forgotten budget items.

How to Budget on a Low Income

Learn how to find more in your paycheck. 

How Do I Budget on an Irregular Income?

Learn how to build a budget even if your income changes every month. 

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Life Seasons

Take your budget with you through all of life’s changes. Read up on how to keep it fresh with each season—both on the calendar and in your world.

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How to Budget After a Job Loss
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How to Budget After a Job Loss

Job loss and pay cuts are scary, but you can still make the best possible decisions with your money right now. Stand up against that fear with these practical budgeting steps.

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8 Money Tips for Singles
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8 Money Tips for Singles

Are you single and ready to . . . budget? Check out these eight money tips for singles that will help set you up for success!

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Make Your Marriage (Money) Stress-Free

Watch Ramsey Preferred Coach Ericka Young work her magic.

How to Handle Your Finances After a Divorce

Divorce is hard—money doesn’t have to be.

Renting vs Buying: Which One Is Better?

What type of housing works for you?


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Other Personal Finance

As much as we love budgets (and it’s a lot!), there’s more to personal finance. Insurance, investing, debt—read on for more ways to gain total control of your finances. 

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27 Ways to Get Out of Debt
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27 Ways to Get Out of Debt

Debt is dumb. So, if you’re stuck and wondering how to get out of debt, look no further. Here are 27 ways to get out of debt faster and stay out of debt for good.

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Homeowners Insurance
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How Much Homeowners Insurance Do I Need?

Have you ever wondered, What’s in my homeowners insurance policy? How much do I actually need? and What am I paying for again? Yeah, we thought so. We’ll break it down so you can find your home insurance sweet spot.

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How to Refinance Your Mortgage

There are actually a bunch of good money reasons why you might want to refinance your mortgage. Learn why, when, and how to get started.

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Retirement

What Are Mutual Funds?

Trying to figure out how to invest for retirement might seem like a daunting task. But it doesn’t have to be! Mutual funds are a great place to start. Here’s everything you need to know about them!

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6 Types of Insurance You Need and 2 You Don’t

Do you have the coverage you need?

What the Heck Is Crypto and How Does It Work?

Get the lowdown on crypto.

Do I Have to Have a Lawyer to Get a Will?

Find out what you need for a will.

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