Tips for Creating Your First Financial Budget [INFOGRAPHIC]

April 27, 2016 : Lauren Cochran

Why is budgeting important? How much do you need in savings? How much to spend on housing? What if you can’t get a bank account?

Creating a first financial budget is important – but can quickly go from super simple to super confusing. Here’s some help to sort things out and start off on the right foot.

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Lauren Cochran

Lauren Cochran

Social Media Manager, H&R Block

Lauren is a social media manager at H&R Block. Previously she worked at VML, an advertising agency in Kansas City.