How to Track your Spending

Tracking your spending is one of the best ways to see where your money is going each week or month. It’s also a crucial part of the budgeting process, so you can set realistic financial goals that fit your current situation.  

In this episode, learn why tracking your spending is an important part of any family budget, how to track your expenses manually, how to use budgeting apps and software to automate the process and other tools to consider. 

You’ll learn: 

  • Why tracking your spending is important

  • How to track your spending manually

  • How budgeting apps and software can help you automatically track spending

Top Pick
Quicken Simplifi

Quicken Simplifi is among the best budgeting apps you can download. It's robust, yet easy to use. With customizable tools, Simplifi lets you see where you've been, where you're at now and where you're headed financially.

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Budgeting apps we love 

Rocket Money

Experience a fresh way to manage your money with Rocket Money.

Track your spending to build positive money habits, create a budget that works for you, gain insight into your credit score, credit report, and net worth, put your savings on autopilot, and get control over unwanted subscriptions with the free app.

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Other budgeting apps to explore

Resources to check out

Best Budgeting Apps For Families In 2023

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How to Track your Spending

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