Budgeting 101

Lifestyle values represent your preferred living conditions. By assessing how you want to live and considering the finances required to support that lifestyle, you can evaluate how your career decisions may impact you and the significant people in your life, and whether there are existing or potential barriers to overcome. Financial needs are an important consideration. Knowledge of monthly expenses and having realistic financial goals can help in choosing appropriate occupations. Therefore, before you can evaluate and negotiate job offers, you need to evaluate what your required budget will be.

After you graduate and begin working, your first paycheck will be an exciting time! It's easy to spend your money too quickly without leaving enough to cover your necessities. Click on the link to open the budget worksheet in order to estimate your monthly expenses so that you do not "spend it all in one place"!

Budgeting 101

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