GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOTV) - Expectant mother, Andrea from Fifth Third Bank , visits Maranda to talk about the steps she took to re-evaluate her budget with a new family member on the way. Fifth Third Bank can help with any sort of budget planning, and you can find a plan that fits your life.
Andrea's list of things to keep in mind when planning a budget are:
1. Set goals. Whether you want to pay off your college loans or buy a new car, have a set goal to keep you moving in the right direction.
2. Determine your monthly income, accurately!
3. Track your monthly expenses. You may realize your spending more money in one area of your life than necessary.
4. Divide your monthly costs into fixed spending and discretionary spending. Decide the difference between needs and wants.
Maranda and her partners joined together for a special holiday celebration at Meijer for foster & refugee families with Bethany Christian Services. WOTV 4 Women along with Bethany Christian Services, Craig's Cruisers, Meijer, Fifth-Third Bank & Priority Health & other partners spent the night meeting these special families during a taping of Maranda Where You Live. The night was filled with food, entertainment and shopping with these special families.
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