Community Members Introduction

WHY IS PERSONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IMPORTANT?

Financial management helps you to reach your short and long-term goals and to feel secure in your day to day financial decision making. By closely monitoring income and spending, managing debt, and contributing to savings and investments, it is possible to plan for the future and make the most out of all of your hard work.
 

WHERE DO I BEGIN?

Whether you’ve decided to take control of your finances, or are interested in brushing up on common tools and techniques, it helps to first get a clear picture of your household budget and expenses. Once you have an idea of where your money is going, you can then start to think about some of your financial goals, such as paying off debt, saving for a large purchase, supporting family, or any other combination of things. Then take action by mapping out a plan for how to meet and achieve these goals in a time frame that works for you.

In this resource guide there are several tools, calculators and in-depth articles to help you develop your own financial roadmap

Here are the resource collections you can explore:

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