There are several reasons why you may want to create a budget for yourself and or your whānau. It is a great way of knowing where your money is being spent and can help to support more long terms goals around your money and you want to spend it on. Below are several resources you can use online to make and track a budget that suits your needs. There are also budgeting services nationwide who will support you with one on one steps to get you to where you are wanting to be.
Work and Income may require you to attend a budgeting seminar/service when linked in with them.
Resources to help:
A website with information about managing your finances now and into the future.
Tools for supporting any budget
Tools to use online to support with making a budget, goal planning, retirement planner, and much more.
Setting Goals and Budgeting
A video about setting financial goals and budgeting.
Tips for food shopping
An article with money saving tips to use when shopping for food for your family.
Money Talks – Budgeting Resources
Resources, worksheets and calculators to help with budgeting and debt reduction.
Family Services Directory for the Canterbury area
A directory of Budgeting services available in Canterbury.