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Considering income and expenses to estimate, forecast and plan.

Being good at budgeting means that you can:

  • budget finances effectively within a certain time period
  • estimate costs
  • agree a budget and set financial targets
  • provide a financial forecast of income and expenditure
  • manage actual and forecast costs against a budget
  • measure financial performance and success

Information, advice and resources to help you with personal money management and budgeting can be found on the Financial Support website.

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