Author : Paige Connolly.
Published : Mon, Jan 21 2019 :5 PM.
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College students have different budgeting needs than the rest of the adult world. If you`re a college student, you can keep track of all of your expenses, tuition, and income all in one convenient place.
Check your computer. Most systems come with free spreadsheet software pre-installed. Windows computers usually have Microsoft Works, a free office suite that includes a lightweight spreadsheet program. Microsoft Office, which includes the Excel spreadsheet program, is also pre-installed on most Windows systems. It can be loaded on a trial basis at no charge and used to create spreadsheets for a limited number of trial uses.
After searching for the perfect budgeting template for years, Libby Kane of Business Insider decided to create her own. This template is perfect for anyone looking to track both their business and personal spending all in one place. While it is pretty detailed, it`s easy to simply delete or rename the categories that don`t fit your lifestyle.
Use Google Docs. Google also provides a free office suite of web-based programs (programs you don`t have to download), and these include a spreadsheet program that is straightforward and useful, even if a bit limited in capabilities.
Planning to hit the open road or head overseas in the near future? Take a gander at Lifehacker`s free travel spreadsheet. It helps you to keep track of your confirmation numbers, schedule, and emergency contact info, plus, you can add all of your expenses so you get a full picture of your travel budget.
The best way to set and achieve savings goals is to track your progress. It`s important to always understand how far you`ve come, and how far you have left to go. This free savings goal tracker spreadsheet from Vertex42 is the perfect tool to keep you on track.