How to Adult – Money Management

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Cristian Suarez

As you grow older everything around you changes. You start to take a little more responsibility for things in your life. One of those things must be money management. It goes a long way when you save some of your paychecks every week.

Here are a couple of ways you can manage your money;
Don’t Wait: If you wait until your older not only will you not have as much saved than if you started earlier but, you also will not learn about money management. Start saving as soon as you turn 18, so the funds can continue to grow.

Make a monthly budget: Every month be sure to calculate all the money you will spend on bills. After you’re finished calculating, be sure to appropriate leftover money for things you want to buy for yourself. This will allow you to never miss a payment.

Stay Debt Free: If you do miss a payment, be sure to pay it off immediately. This will let you go to the next payment without worrying about the last one. Staying debt free also shows banks that you are responsible with your bills and that will lead to many other things.

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