Budget, Budget, Budget!
If you were anything like me, I was NOT taught how to budget. At all. At least not from my time in public school. My parents taught me some, but never with an actual lesson – it was all from "monkey see, monkey do".
So when I was forced to jump right into the adult world, I had to learn fast! Budgets became critical to my financial well-being, especially since I had little to no money when I first finished college. It was resources like this that kept me above water:
This website gives you a basic start on how to frame your monthly budgets. No matter if you're making $3,000 or $10,000 per month. If you're a beginner, start with one and customize it to your needs as you go!