"We encourage members world-wide to prepare for adversity in life by having a basic supply of food and water and some money in savings."

"Establish a financial reserve by saving a little money each week and gradually increasing it to a reasonable amount."

Peace in Your Hearts: Managing Household Finances Wisely - New Online Financial Course from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

  • Lesson Overview
  • Pay Tithes and Offerings
  • Use a Budget
  • Avoid Debt
  • Build a Reserve
  • One for the Money: Guide to Family Finances by Elder Marvin J. Ashton - PDF file from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

    Online Financial Calculators - from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

    Your 2009 Recession Survival Guide - U.S. News & World Report

    Smart Moves for Tight Times - Consumer Reports.Org






    Creating a Budget!!

    How to Create a Budget - About.com

    Step by step explanation on how to create a budget, links to a basic budget set-up, how to develop a monthly spending plan, and other financial planning how-to's

    Create a Budget - Washington Mutual/Providian

    Includes an online Budget Calculator that "allows you to experiment with different monthly budgets until you find a comfortable match for your income, expenses, and lifestyle."

    How to Create a Budget - MoneyInstructor.com

    Has printable budget worksheets to help track spending and create a manageable budget. Also explains different types of expenses in a family budget.