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Financial Tip

One of the best ways to stay on track to financial independence is to have a spending plan. Here's a quick overview of the steps you can take to set up your own:

1. Gather documents and receipts showing earnings and expenses.
2. Total your net monthly earnings. 
3. Total monthly expenses, including money you put into your savings. 
4. Subtract monthly expenses from earnings.
5. Rework your spending plan until it comes out on the plus side - including setting aside money on a regular basis for your long-term goals.
6. Invest in yourself by reviewing and adjusting the plan each month so you can stay on track to reach your long-term financial goals.

Earning

Money TreeIncome is the basis for how much you can spend, save and invest.

There are several ways to earn money. In the Earning section, you will find information from what is an income, to how to increase your ability to make more money.