Budgeting for college debt

Nancy Tyler & Charley

Struggling to pay for college?

Budgeting is the most basic and most effective tool for managing your money, yet most people avoid doing so because it's additional work. What budgeting actually does is it helps to show you how to smartfully spend your money and gives you the choices on what stuff to enjoy based on your financial limitations. It will save you the grief of overspending and being too much in debt. Budgeting doesn't stop you from enjoying stuff, it ensures that you enjoy stuff when you want it.
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How to become a smarter shopper

Creating a budget

Mint pulls all your financial accounts into one place.

Set a budget, you can track your goals and do more with your money for free using helpfull apps or websites such as mint.com

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How it works

Mint automatically pulls all your financial information into one place, so you can finally get the entire picture.

You get automatic updates, it helps categorize your information, and suggests ways to help you save. We can even send automatic alerts—like bill reminders to your mobile phone or email

Know what's left

Mint shows you exactly how your spending

decisions will affect how much you have left
at the end of the month or year.