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CE 110 CE Fundamentals II: Make a Budget

Find information about life skills for during and after college.

Make a Budget

To help you manage your personal finances after graduations develop a plan.  The Federal Trade Commission has created a website that includes several practical tools.  Go to:  http://consumer.gov

There are several worksheets that you can use to manage your budget.  Go to:  https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/pdf-1020-make-budget-worksheet.pdf

 

Information about Credit, Loans and Debt

You'll have many questions about handling personal finances as you start your career as a new engineer.  What is your credit line?  Can you afford to buy a car?  Can you pay off your student loans? 

Once again the Federal Trade Commission has an excellent website to help you answer these questions.  Go to:  https://www.consumer.gov/section/credit-loans-and-debt

Calculator

Creating a budget just got easier! Use an online budget calculator and take control of your spending.  Go to the You Can Deal With It website:  http://www.youcandealwithit.com/borrowers/calculators-and-resources/calculators/budget-calculator.shtml