Budget

Your first step in personal finance is planning a budget. These resources will get you started.

  • 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy
    Budgeting and spending, family financial planning, credit and debt help, and help with paying for education; helping you make sound financial decisions at every stage of your life.
  • America Saves
    Tips and tools to save money, spend wisely, and become a smart banker to reach your financial goals.
  • Financial Education Clearinghouse 
    From the Washington Department of Financial Institutions. Credit and debt help, finding local credit counselors, avoiding frauds and scams, avoiding foreclosure, cutting expenses, budgeting, facing unemployment, talking to kids about money, finding local organizations that offer classes about managing money and more.