Everyone can help stretch the household finances further by making a Monthly Budget. Before you get started, grab as much information (bank statements, bills etc) as you can. The more up to date your details are, the more accurate your results will be.

Taking the time to make a budget helps put you in control of your finances.

All you need is a notebook and pen!

There is a great tool online which will save online and you can regularly update it, if your income changes.  You can find this tool here:

Online Budget Planner.