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Budgeting tips to help you create and maintain a budget

Creating and maintaining a budget helps you stay on track, but you’ll want to keep some important tips and suggestions like differentiating between needs and wants and expecting the unexpected in mind also.

Articles to help maximize your budget

Starting today, save money today with some personal finance advice, budgeting tips, and expert coaching.
Reaching Your Financial Goals

Reaching Your Financial Goals

Those goals don't have to be lofty or complicated. Keep them simple and attainable is the message here.

Let’s Get Going on That Budget and Start Saving Money Today

Let’s Get Going on That Budget and Start Saving Money Today

If you’ve been putting it off, you’ve come to the right place.

Credit Myths: Discredited

Credit Myths: Discredited

This course is a handy reference guide for anyone curious about the ins and outs of the credit world.

Money Management for Couples

Money Management for Couples

Grab your significant other and get started on some practical money management methods today.

Just the Facts: Investing

Just the Facts: Investing

Investing is a great way to put your money to work for you. Watch this course and do it well.

Financial Foundation for Freelancers

Financial Foundation for Freelancers

Get some great financial tips to help you get better control of your business and personal budgets.

Tips to help increase your savings

Boost Your Savings With These Simple Savings Tips.

Boost Your Savings With These Simple Savings Tips.

Pick and choose from easy ideas to increase how much you save.

What Should I Do With My Tax Refund?

What Should I Do With My Tax Refund?

Try these 5 smart things to do with a tax refund, bonus or windfall.

5 Effortless Ways to Save Money

5 Effortless Ways to Save Money

It's easy to overspend when starting out, so here are ideas for cutting down expenses.

Make the Most of Extra Income

Make the Most of Extra Income

Make the most of extra income from a raise, bonus or tax refund by creating a spending plan for that extra money, before it hits your account.

How to Build and Use an Emergency Fund

How to Build and Use an Emergency Fund

Be prepared for unexpected expenses so you can protect your savings.

Successful Saving Habits to Meet Your Money Goals

Successful Saving Habits to Meet Your Money Goals

Help build a stronger financial plan today with these five ideas.

Additional budgeting articles

Up To Your Neck in Debt

Up To Your Neck in Debt

Do you find yourself juggling multiple bills and wondering how to make ends meet? Here is some advice to help control your debt.

How to Create Better Spending Habits

How to Create Better Spending Habits

Try these simple strategies to help you spend smarter, skip impulse spending and save more.

Budgeting Tips to Help Find the Best Way That Works for You

Budgeting Tips to Help Find the Best Way That Works for You

There's no one right way to budget, start discovering the process that works best for you.

How to Budget Like a Pro

How to Budget Like a Pro

To make financial goals more attainable, budget week by week to see what you spend and save.

How to Make a Budget

How to Make a Budget

Learn about two main budgeting styles and discover where to go from there financially.

Know Your Work Perks

Know Your Work Perks

It (literally) pays to get in on all the benefits your employer offers.

4 Smart Financial Goals to Set While You're Still Young

4 Smart Financial Goals to Set While You're Still Young

Start with planning and resolutions, then take gradual steps toward later rewards.

5 Habits of the Financially Savvy to Deal with Paperwork

5 Habits of the Financially Savvy to Deal with Paperwork

Protect your credit score and organize your finances by changing your bill routine.

Follow These 3 Steps to Achieve Financial Wellness

Follow These 3 Steps to Achieve Financial Wellness

These 3 basic practices can set you on the right course toward financial wellness.

How to Become a Frugal Superstar

How to Become a Frugal Superstar

You can save more - and still live the life you want to live.

A Simple List Can Help You Save on Groceries

A Simple List Can Help You Save on Groceries

The smallest changes can make the biggest impact, like creating a grocery list to help you stay on budget.

Know the Two Types of Spending to Save More

Know the Two Types of Spending to Save More

What is a need vs. want? Knowing the difference can make a big change in your savings.

Limit Emotional Spending and Save

Limit Emotional Spending and Save

Cutting down on certain spending habits can bring you closer to achieving your long-term financial goal.

Let’s Get Going on That Budget and Start Saving Money Today

Let’s Get Going on That Budget and Start Saving Money Today

If you’ve been putting it off, you’ve come to the right place.

Small Goals Make for Big Wins

Small Goals Make for Big Wins

If goals are hard to reach, they become unattainable. Try scaling them down to be bite-sized and easier to achieve.

The Psychology of Spending

The Psychology of Spending

By understanding how many of your financial decisions are subconscious, you can build better financial habits.

Money Tips: How to Keep a Holiday Budget

Money Tips: How to Keep a Holiday Budget

End-of-year discretionary spending can quickly spiral out of control. Here’s a look at common mistakes and tricks to stick to a budget.

The information in this article was obtained from various sources not associated with State Farm®. While we believe it to be reliable and accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of the information. These suggestions are not a complete list of every loss control measure. The information is not intended to replace manuals or instructions provided by the manufacturer or the advice of a qualified professional. Nor is it intended to effect coverage under our policy. State Farm makes no guarantees of results from use of this information.