Budgeting is a fundamental tool for financial planning, which, at its most basic, is a plan for saving and spending. The Money Matter$ links, provided below, will start you on your path to budgeting success.

Mint.com - A free and popular online budgeting tool, featuring applications similar to Microsoft Money™ or Quicken™.

Less is More: Smart Budgeting - This site focuses on budgeting tips and links to a helpful financial planning site.

Strategy: Make the Money Last - Tips on managing your Financial Aid Funds - essential strategies for budgeting so your refund check lasts all semester.

Seattle University School of Law provides these links as a courtesy to its students. These sites are not endorsed by Seattle University. Some of these sites require personal information. We urge you to use your discretion and be careful when disclosing this type of information. We encourage you to explore your options using various resources so that you can make well informed decisions about your current and future finances.