Family Budgeting & Spend Management

Budgeting can help provide you a clear action plan of how you can manage your finances to help achieve your goals–whether that means paying off student loans, managing a household budget, or saving for retirement. Often, the word “budget” can feel restrictive, but really, it’s a way to help you better understand how much money you have, where it’s going, and how to be intentional with future spending. At Huntington, we have digital tools and resources that can help you track, manage, and save toward your future financial goals.

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How to Make a Budget

Making a personal budget can seem overwhelming, but we’ve broken it down to 10 simple steps to help you take control of your finances.

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Money Habits to Help Manage Your Finances

Good saving and spending habits are key to helping you stay out of financial trouble and on top of regular or even unexpected expenses.

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Earning Ideas for a Cash Infusion

Sooner or later, you may encounter a sudden need for additional cash. If you're trying to avoid taking on debt to pay for a large purchase, here are a few ideas to get you started.

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What Are Common Types of Unexpected Expenses?

Whether it’s a medical emergency, a car breakdown, or a burst pipe, the unexpected can cause a strain on your budget and your daily routine. Planning can help you be better prepared for unexpected expenses, including knowing what options may help you budget during an emergency.

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Reducing Stress of Living Paycheck to Paycheck

When bills are due before payday arrives, choices may get expensive and painful. High-interest credit card borrowing? Late-payment fees? If this happens to you, you’re not alone. We have some advice that may help.

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Tips for Tracking Savings and Spending

In today's world, much of our spending is done by card or online. It can be easy to swipe and go, or connect your bank account for one-click purchases, and not think twice about it. Take a look at these money habits that can help you better track your spending.

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Budgeting For a New Pet

There’s nothing quite like the love, or even companionship, that you receive from a pet, but most people don't anticipate the additional costs and maintenance that can come with having one. Learn more about the real costs of pet ownership.

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How to Help Manage Money Stress

Living paycheck to paycheck can be stressful. Whether it's managing an unexpected expense, paying on past due bills, or trying to control your debt - we have tips for how to relieve your money stress.

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Stretch Your Paycheck to Fit Your Lifestyle

Learn from financial writers such as Michelle Schroeder-Gardner, founder of Making Sense of Cents, and Rachel Schneider, co-author of The Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty on how to make your current income fit your lifestyle.

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Four Ways to Stop Overspending Online

If you’ve made an impulsive online purchase you regretted the next day, you’re not alone. It can be easy to get caught up in social media ads or that follow-up email with items you left in your shopping cart. We have tips on how you can take back control of your spending.

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Balancing Your Checking Account (Worksheet)

If you prefer to write down all your expenses on paper, we understand. Everyone manages their finances differently, which is why we have a worksheet to help you manage and balance your checking account.

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Managing Your Money During Hard Times

Staying on track with your savings goals during economic uncertainty can be hard. Here are five actions you can take right now.

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Managing Finances After A Job Loss

Have you recently lost your job or a steady stream of income? If so, you’re not alone. Here are five steps you can take right now to help.

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How to Help Reduce Your Medical Bill Costs

Hit with huge bills after an injury or illness? As unsettling as numbers like that can be, it’s important to keep in mind that there are ways to bring those balance due amounts down. These strategies can help.

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How to Manage Healthcare Costs

Getting medically treated when you're not feeling well shouldn't leave you with a feeling of regret, due to the fear of what being treated might cost. Here are some strategies to help you minimize the uncertainty in how much your next medical bill may be.

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Start Tracking Your Budget with Huntington

Our personal budgeting tools, such as Huntington's Heads Up® 1, Spend Analysis, and Spend Setter℠ can help you adopt smarter spending habits without the need for spreadsheets or other apps. All of our budgeting tools come standard with a Huntington checking account, helping you manage your finances whenever and wherever you may be.

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Open a Huntington Checking Account

At Huntington, a checking account is more than just a place to store your money. Our digital tools allow you to track spending, build a budget, and save money - all from within our mobile app.

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