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Budgeting-tracking expenses

  • Establishing financial goals
    • From BalanceTrack, this section focuses on establishing financial goals, provides students with a calculator to estimate how much they should be saving each month, and provides students with a sample budget worksheet.
    • Mint provides an easy free way for college students to keep track of their bank accounts, student loans, car loans, and any other accounts. The website allows you to establish monthly budgets and alerts you via text or email if you are close to surpassing set budgets.
  • Budgeting
    • This website, by Federal Student Aid, outlines the importance of creating a budget, how to create a budget, and what to know about budgeting upon graduating.