Free Simple Monthly Budget Template: Fix Your Finances ASAP

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Keeping my finances organized with a monthly budget template is high on my list of priorities.

After all…

A little overspending can turn into a BIG problem. Staying on top of your spending is especially important when you’re a college student with a tight budget.

That’s why I like to use a simple budget template to keep track of all my expenses.

For me:

It’s always sooo much easier to keep track of my bills, debt, and savings goals when I write them down. And the best part is, I only need to do it once a month.

If you’re a visual learner like me, then you’ll love my printable Monthly Budget Template!

My Printable Monthly Budget Template

This Monthly Budget Template includes areas to keep track of my:

  • income
  • savings
  • savings goals
  • bills
  • & debt

I designed it myself! It comes in three shades of purple; from a light lavender to a nice, deep royal purple.

This budget template makes it simple to keep track of when bills are due and if they have been paid yet.

What I do:

I just put a checkmark, an X, or color in the square to indicate that a bill has been taken care of.

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Saving up for a big purchase can be difficult!

I’m SUPER impatient, but writing down what I want under “Goals” on this simple budget template helps me keep the big picture in mind.

I mean I’ll still have trouble waiting (’cause that’s just who I am), but it DOES help remind me to not nickel and dime myself on small purchases that I don’t really need throughout the month.

I like to keep my filled-out budget worksheet on my desk. But it would also be a good idea to keep it on my fridge or somewhere else where it would be seen often.


The more reminders I have, the better I’ll do at adhering to my budget! Because those unwise spending temptations are always around the corner for me.

Speaking of spending decisions…

My monthly budget template includes a spot to keep track of debt. It can be pretty motivating to watch that number shrink every month until it has been completely paid off!

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Do you want to use my printable Monthly Budget Template?

It’s available for FREE in the Resource Library here on my website!

Free Printable Monthly Budget Template

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    1. Hi Elena, so sorry for the delay! There was an issue on our end. I just fixed it and you should receive the email with the password shortly! If you don’t see it soon, please send us at email (hello @ and we’ll get this sorted out for you.

  1. Hi there! Would you consider either taking out the currency symbol or doing others? We use R here in South Africa (Rand). Small detail that I could just write over I know but just a thought!

    1. Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to leave a comment, Jemma! We are planning on releasing some new printables this year. I think you bring up a good point and we will be happy to leave out the currency symbol on the new versions.

  2. Hello, I think these forms are so cute! I subscribed on 2 of my emails now waiting for the password but I have yet to receive it. It’s been about a week now & I’ve checked my SPAM mail as well. Is there anyway you could help me?

    1. Hey Carolina, just saw your comment!

      Sorry to hear that our emails are giving you trouble. I took a peak on our end, and it looks like you received the email with the password today and opened it.

      But if you need anything else, I would be happy to help. (:

  3. Hi! This is my 1st comment here so I just wanted to give a quick shout out and
    tell you I really enjoy reading your posts. Can you recommend any other blogs/websites/forums that go
    over the same subjects? Thank you!