Family Budgeting and Saving

Set your family up for financial success through all of life's milestones.

Strengthen Your Savings

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Money-Saving Tips

Saving can be hard when it feels like you’re stretching every dollar. You might be surprised how much money you can save when you try these practical strategies.

Pay Off Debt or Save?

In times of economic uncertainty, you might wonder whether you to pay down debt or save more funds for a rainy day. Here’s what to consider.

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Savings Strategies

Whether you’re just starting your savings journey or need a refresh, these tips can help get you on track to reaching your financial goals.

Simplify Your Banking

Monitoring your finances on a regular basis can help you stay up to date on account balances and make progress toward your family’s financial goals. Use these resources for tips on tracking your finances and making account management more seamless.

Build a Healthy Budget

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Family Living on a Budget

Sticking to a budget takes discipline, especially when you’re wrangling multiple people’s needs and wants. Learn how to involve your spouse and kids in order to make your household budget family-friendly.

Zero Based Budgeting

Zero-based budgeting can help you make the most out of every dollar. Read to learn more about this budgeting strategy.

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Staying on Track

Life changes fast, and the bigger the change, the more it can impact your budget. Here’s how to assess your financial wellbeing, keep your budget on track, and ensure you’re well-prepared for whatever life throws your way.

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The Financial Literacy Coach's Advice for Money Management

Eric Smith, The Financial Literacy Coach, shares advice on budgeting, saving and planning to fit your financial needs in two webinars. Join us for Money Moves for the New Normal, a discussion on financial resiliency lessons we learned in 2020, best practices for managing your money now, and how to realistically plan for the future.

Watch Making a Money Game Plan for Tough Times on-demand for advice on how to adjust your financial strategy for today’s challenging economic scenario.

Register for these webinars using the links below.

6 Tips for Paying Down Debt

Making a plan to pay off debt is an excellent goal. These tips from Bobby Hoyt, The Millennial Money Man, can help you create a realistic plan that sets you up for success and fuels your motivation to keep moving forward.

Financial Wellness Resources for the Entire Family

Virtual Learning for Kids

Teach your kids or students the value of smart money habits through interactive games, fun lesson plans and downloadable activity sheets. Regions offers this through We Are Teachers for children in kindergarten through 8th grade.

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Financial Learning Center for Students and Adults

Improve your financial IQ and learn how to make informed money management decisions through our short, engaging courses available in the Next Step Financial Learning Center. Each course takes ten minutes to complete and can be accessed via your mobile device, tablet or desktop computer.

Internet Safety and Fraud Prevention

In today’s connected world, protecting your family is important. Use these Regions Next Step resources to learn how to keep your family safe, both online and off, from identity theft and fraud.

Next Step Podcasts

Ready to improve your money management skills? Give your financial knowledge a boost with the Next Step Podcast collection. These quick, educational podcasts can help you discover new strategies and tips to help you achieve your personal and business goals.

Downloadable Worksheets

When it comes to money management, careful planning and good organization are key. Our free planning worksheets can help you stay organized and show you how to break your goals down into manageable, achievable steps.

Guest Advice on Family Finances

Check out insights from Jessica Turner at The Mom Creative, Crystal Paine at Money Saving Mom, and Allison Baggerly at Inspired Budget to help you jumpstart family budgeting and savings in our featured guest posts below.

Money Matters: Managing Family Finances Together

When it comes to family finances, everyone can play a role. In this webinar, Jessica Turner, The Mom Creative, and Shaun Collings, a Financial Wellness Relationship Manager at Regions, explore how to teach your kids about money management and share advice from their own experiences.

Family Finances at Every Stage

Talking to Kids about Money

No matter their age, the financial lessons you teach your children today can help shape their approach to money management throughout their lives. Explore our tips for teaching your kids about money and budgeting.

Money Management Tips for Teens

Whether you’re just starting high school or getting ready for college, these resources offer tips on learning money management basics and building strong financial habits.

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Financial Fitness for College Students

Smart money moves during your child’s college years can put you a step ahead after graduation. Check out the resources below and more here to study up.

More Financial Resources from Regions Next Step

Looking for tips and tools for reaching your financial goals? Next Step’s online collection is full of articles, podcasts, worksheets, calculators and other useful resources to help you break your plans down into manageable and achievable steps.

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