How budgeting can lead you to more freedom

Many people don’t love the word “budget”. It might make you think of restrictions and limits. But an effective budget is basically a plan for your money. And using a budget doesn’t mean you’re limiting yourself – it means you’re spending with a purpose, and moving towards meeting your goals.

A budget doesn’t limit your freedom — it gives you freedom! When you have a realistic budget, you have an action plan and clear picture of where your money goes. It’s part of the foundation for financial wellness.

Check out all the articles in this section to get started. Need more help? We’d love to help you create a budget at one of our branches. Our friends at BALANCE can help too – online or on the phone.

Budgeting 101

Budgeting for Kids & Youth