Tips for building a simple budget

Capital One Café Ambassadors provide tips to help build a simple budget that works for you—and stick to it.

You wouldn’t build a house without a blueprint, so why build your finances without a solid plan? Carter, like all Capital One Café Ambassadors, is committed to helping you understand your finances. And he’d be the first to tell you that a budget is a foundational strategy for keeping your money where you want it. Check out his five easy steps to construct a budget that works for your lifestyle and your short- and long-term goals.

Looking for even more ways to take control of your finances?

Capital One’s Money & Life Program provides one-on-one Mentoring, Self-Guided Exercises, and Online Workshops to help you dream, plan and achieve your financial goals. The program is flexible, available online or in our Cafés, and best of all, it’s free for everyone, whether you bank with Capital One or not. With a little support, you can balance your values and lifestyle with your aims for the future. 

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