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How to Save Money with the 50-30-20 Budget

June 17, 2019

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Consider using the 50-30-20 budget to help you balance what you owe each month with saving goals.

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What are fixed expenses?

Fixed Expenses

Fixed expenses are costs you have to pay each month, and they usually stay pretty much the same on an ongoing basis. Examples include your rent or mortgage, student loans, health insurance premiums, and car payments.

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What are variable expenses?

Variable Expenses

Variable expenses are monthly costs that are flexible. These can include what you pay for food, clothing, and entertainment. You can always reduce what you pay for variable costs if you need to spend more in other parts of your budget.

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Good to know: You can always reduce your variable expenses if you want to save more money, or if you’re having trouble keeping your fixed costs at 50%.

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