Math in the News: Budgeting Your Money

After reading the article, “U.S. Budget Deficit Revised Upward to $1.2 Trillion for 2012,” , I decided to focus this week’s Math in the News on budgeting your money.  Budgeting is a fairly simple and painless task and can save you from ending up in debt, or at the least, minimize your current debt.

Check out this post on the U.S. News and World Report website that offers five smart spending strategies to incorporate into your monthly budget.

If you need a refresher on how to correctly set up a budget, head over to Math & YOU, where you can learn all about creating and maintaining a budget, and view some sample budgets.

Remember, though, that setting up a budget is only the first step.  The hardest part is actually sticking to your budget.  What are some tips you have for sticking to a budget?

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