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Input your income and expenses, and we'll show how your spending compares to the 50/30/20 budget.
October 13, 2017
Managing Money, Personal Finance
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A successful budget helps you decide how to best spend your money while avoiding or reducing debt. NerdWallet recommends the 50/30/20 budget, which suggests that 50% of your income goes toward needs, 30% toward wants and 20% toward savings and debt repayment. Use the worksheet below to see how your spending compares to this kind of budget.

The 50/30/20 breakdown is just a recommendation. Adjust your spending as needed until you reach your ideal budget, however that looks.

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