THE MONEY GAME PLAN 1.0


1. Helpful Budgeting Apps/Sites

Mint: https://www.mint.com/?dd_pm=none&dd_pm_cat=finance_app
Mint offers an array of features to help you track and manage your money. Mint automatically categorizes transactions from linked credit and debit cards and tracks them against a budget you can tweak and customize to your needs. Get alerts when you go over budget, and track by category or look at your overall cash flow to get a well-rounded picture of where your money goes each month.

FREE Credit Report: https://www.annualcreditreport.com/index.action

Credit Monitoring: https://www.creditkarma.com/


2. Three Apps I Love & Have on My Phone


Acorns



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3. Tips for Saving Money

  • Use cash instead of plastic & you will spend on average 20% less
  • NEVER SPEND CHANGE
  • IBOTTA
  • Fetch
  • Honey,Wikibuy
  • Sign up for Acorns at Acorns.com/invite/7NCU6W and get $5 Free


5. Finance Book Suggestions: Try to read at least 1 finance book every 6 months

Several to consider: Rich Dad, Poor Dad, The Millionaire Next Door, The Richest Man in Babylon, Think and Grow Rich, and The Intelligent Investor


“Being Broke Ain’t Sexy!”

SPENDING PLAN

Money Coming in Each Month

~ A

MINUS

Expenses (Money going out)

Savings

-

Rent

-

Utilities

-

Cell Phone

-

Gas for Car

-

Car Payment/Insurance

-

Clothes

-

Fast Food

-

Groceries

-

Video Games

-

Parking

-

Social Entertainment

-

Shoes

-

Internet Subscriptions

-

Miscellaneous

-

Money Left Over Each Month

= B

More Budget Ideas: MINT.COM, Goodbudget.com, youneedabudet.com

Credit Reports: Annualcreditreport.com, creditkarma.com

GET $5 FOR OPENING ACORNS APP use link acorns.com/invite/LMNXH7.

For additional information, contact me at eric@thefinancialliteracycoach.com