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How to Budget on a Starting Salary

Transitioning to a job with a starting salary is exciting, but creating a budget based upon it can be completely overwhelming. In this course, personal finance coach and financial literacy expert Gregory Sneed shows you how to plan a personalized budget for your starting salary so you can make the most out of your earnings. Explore the difference between gross and net pay, along with the various components of monthly income. Gregory identifies categories to help you prioritize expenses, distinguishing between mandatory and optional spending. Get tips for creating a balanced budget with categorized transactions and utilizing tools to help you manage your finances more effectively. Along the way, Gregory covers the basics of savings and investment strategies to help you make smarter decisions with your money. After completing this course, you’ll be equipped with the skills and know-how required to practice healthy financial habits on a starting salary.

This course was created by Madecraft. We are pleased to host this training in our library.

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