Spring is here. That means it’s time to start cleaning. Many people clean their house or their yard. Even cleaning out the car feels great after a long winter. It’s also a great time to give some attention to your money. Last year I gave a few money spring cleaning tips. Here are ten more that will help your finances for the rest of the year.
Where is your money? Make sure you know!
Update Your Budget Categories
Hopefully you have a budget in place. If you don’t there are some great resources out there. But if you do have a budget, it’s time to take a look at it. You likely have budget categories in place. Now is a great time to review them and make sure they’re still current. Something that you spent money on in the past may no longer be applicable. Conversely, you may have a recurring category that you need to add. Now’s a great time to update all this. Accurate information leads to better informed decisions.