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Free 2016 Financial Planning Printables

I may be just a tad obsessed with printables.

I think part of the reason is that I like to be super organized. I’m in my element when everything is laid out clearly in front of me. I can’t stand a mess of paperwork. With my finances, I’m meticulous. I know what it’s like to have no money and wonder where the heck all the money went.

After my divorce, I straightened myself out financially. It took years to get back on my feet and developing good financial organizational habits played a big role. I always know what bills are due and when. I know who I owe and and how much. I check into my finances almost on a daily basis. I want to make sure there is nothing funky going on (I was a victim of credit card fraud years ago) AND it helps me keep a pulse on where I currently stand. Knowledge is power.

Side note – I remember my auditing professor in college telling us about a friend who didn’t check her bank account balance for six months. During that time, she was a victim of fraud and someone was taking out money on a regular basis without her having a clue. She must have had a healthy balance or I’m sure she would have noticed if it had been completely empty. This may be an extreme example, but I always remember it when I think about the importance of staying on top of your finances.

Back to printables. These are helpful if you keep a household binder. You’ll be organized, always know where you stand financially and most importantly, be in control of your money.

Free 2016 Financial Planning Printables - Organize your family's finances in 2016 with this set of free financial planning printables!

This 2016 Financial Planner set of printables includes the following printables:

  • Bill Tracker
  • Monthly Budget
  • Monthly Bill Pay
  • Daily Spending
  • Account Tracker
  • Debt Payoff
  • Saving Tracker

I have a binder that I put these sheets in. Print more out as you need them throughout the year. I’m old school where I still like to put pen to paper versus keeping everything online.

How do you organize your family’s finances?

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