Budgeting

A budget is a list of all the money you receive and your total household spending each month.

You can use a budget to work out where your money goes and look at where you can start saving.

Budget planner

You can complete a budget planner tool below. This tool is provided by MoneyHelper.

Who are MoneyHelper?

  • MoneyHelper exist to make your money and pension choices clearer. They are here to cut through the jargon and complexity, explaining what you need to do and how you can do it.

  • They want to put you in control with impartial guidance that has been backed by government and to recommend further, trusted support if you need it.

  • MoneyHelper is helping people to clear their debts, reduce spending and make the most of their income.

  • The MoneyHelper Couch to Financial Fitness programme is a free and flexible nine-week plan that will help you build your confidence to manage your money. Find weekly steps and helpful tools that can help you to cut your spending, develop core saving muscles, and create better habits for a long-term cash confident future.

Completing the tool

Fill out the budget planner tool below with your information. It similar to filling in an online form.

It would be helpful to have the following information to hand:

  • Your current pay or benefits information
  • Recent bank statements
  • Household bills
  • Information on your extra monthly payments such as the regular leisure activities your family attend

Any information provided will not be shared with Family Fund. You can find the MoneyHelper privacy policy here.

Budget Planner