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Budget Spreadsheet  Budget Spreadsheet 20 KB

Use this spreadsheet to budget your income and expenses. Click the link to download the MS Excel file and simply fill in the "gray" cells in the spreadsheet. Your budget will automatically be calculated based upon your input. After your finished, you can print the results. Please let us know if you have any questions or comments.

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Consumer Legal State
Credit Miscellaneous Micro Businesses
Financial Management Privacy Rights  
Fraud Programs  
Homes Retirement  
Information Travel  
Insurance Youth  

 


Autos

Carbuyingtips.com
http://www.carbuyingtips.com/
Carinfo.com
http://www.carinfo.com/
Edmunds.com
http://www.edmunds.com/
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/
Kelley Blue Book
http://www.kbb.com/

Consumer

Compare.net
http://www.compare.net/
Consumer Reports Online
http://www.consumerreports.com/
Consumer Search
http://www.consumersearch.com
Consumer World
http://www.consumerworld.org/
National Consumers League
http://www.natlconsumersleague.org/
Online Retailer Ratings
http://www.resellerratings.com

Credit

America's Business Funding Directory
http://www.businessfinance.com/
Bank Rate Monitor
http://www.bankrate.com/
Card Web
http://www.ramresearch.com/
Credit Reports
http://www.experian.com/ (Experian/TRW)

http://www.equifax.com/ (Equifax)
http://www.tuc.com/ (Trans Union)
FinanCenter.com
http://www.leadfusion.com/
Free Credit Report
www.annualcreditreport.com
LeaseGuide.com
http://www.leaseguide.com/
Lease Source
http://www.leasesource.com/
National Foundation for Credit Counseling
http://www.nfcc.org/
Credit Card Insider
http://www.creditcardinsider.com
Ram Research
http://www.ramresearch.com/

Financial Management

American Express
http://americanexpress.com/
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
http://www.aicpa.org/
American Savings Education Council
http://www.asec.org/
American Stock Exchange
http://www.amex.com/
Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education
http://www.afcpe.org/
Bank Rate Monitor - + Loan Payment Calculator
http://www.bankrate.com/
College Savings Bank
http://www.collegesavings.com/
Credit Union National Association
http://www.cuna.org/
Financial Aid Information Page
http://www.finaid.org/
Google Finance
http://www.finance.google.com
LeadFusion.com
http://www.leadfusion.com/
Iowa State University - Money For Life
http://www.extension.iastate.edu/financial/
John Hancock
http://www.johnhancock.com/
JumpStart - Financial info for children
http://www.jumpstartcoalition.org/
Motley Fool - financial information
http://www.fool.com/
Mutual Funds Interactive
http://www.fundsinteractive.com/
Mutual Fund Investment Center
http://www.mfea.com/
NASDAQ
http://www.nasdaq.com/
National Association of Personal Financial Advisors
http://www.napfa.org
National Center for Financial Education
http://www.ncfe.org/
New York Stock Exchange
http://www.nyse.com/
Quicken Personal Finance
http://www.quicken.intuit.com/
TIAA-Cref
http://www.tiaa-cref.org/
T. Rowe Price
http://www.troweprice.com/
Valic
http://www.valic.com
Visa
http://www.visa.com/
Wells Fargo
http://www.wellsfargo.com/

Fraud

Better Business Bureau
http://www.bbb.org
Guidestar - information about charitable organizations
http://www.guidestar.org
National Charities Information Bureau
http://www.give.org
National Fraud Information Center
http://www.fraud.org

Homes

E-Loan
http://www.eloan.com/
Fannie Mae - financing
http://www.fanniemae.com/
House and Home
http://houseandhome.msn.com/
Home Fair
http://www.homefair.com
Home Scout
http://homescout.iown.com/

Information

CNN
http://www.cnn.com/
FBO Daily
http://www.fbodaily.com
Dow Jones
http://www.dowjones.com/
Edward Lowe Foundation
http://www.lowe.org/
Entrepreneur Magazine
http://www.entrepreneurmag.com/
Small and Home-Based Businesses
http://www.bizoffice.com/
Kaufmann Foundation
http://www.entreworld.com/
Kiplinger
http://www.kiplinger.com
Money Magazine
http://www.pathfinder.com/money/
National Public Radio (NPR)
http://www.npr.org/
PC World
http://www.pcworld.com
USA Today
http://www.usatoday.com/

Insurance

Coalition Against Insurance Fraud
http://www.insurancefraud.org/
Insurance News Network
http://www.insure.com
Quotesmith
http://www.quotesmith.com/

Investing

American Association of Individual Investors
http://www.aaii.org/
Best of the Web - Investing
http://botw.org/top/Business/Investing/
Investorama
http://www.investorama.com/
National Association of Investors Corp.
http://www.better-investing.org

Legal

FindLaw
http://www.findlaw.com/
Martindale-Hubbell
http://www.martindale.com/home.html
State Bar of Montana
http://www.montanabar.org
NC State Univ. Small Business Legal Primer
http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/fcs/business/welcome.html
Oklahoma Bar Association
http://www.oklegal.onenet.net
U. S. Code
http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/

Miscellaneous

American Bankers Association
http://www.aba.com
Association of Retired Persons
http://www.aarp.org
Certified Financial Planners Board of Standards
http://www.cfp-board.org/
Choice in Dying
http://www.choices.org
Cool Works
http://www.coolworks.com/showme
Nolo Press
http://www.nolo.com
Peterson's College Guide
http://www.petersons.com/

Privacy Rights

Credit Reports
http://www.experian.com (Experian/TRW)
http://www.equifax.com (Equifax)
http://www.tuc.com (Trans Union)
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
www.privacyrights.org
Identity Theft
www.identitytheft.org

Programs

Adobe Acrobat Reader
www.adobe.com/prodindex/acrobat/readstep.html

Retirement

Early Retirement
http://www.extension.iastate.edu/financial/earlyret/
Employee Benefit Research Institute
www.ebri.org
LeadFusion.com
www.leadfusion.com
Motley Fool - financial information
http://www.fool.com/
National Association of Personal Fin. Advisors
http://www.napfa.org
National Center for Financial Education
http://www.ncfe.org/
Quicken
www.quicken.intuit.com/
Social Security estimates
www.ssa.gov
TIAA-Cref
www.tiaa-cref.org

Travel

Bed and Breakfasts
http://www.bbonline.com/
Expedia
http://www.expedia.com
Hotwire
http://www.hotwire.com
Travel City Reservations
http://www.travelocity.com
Travel Web
http://www.travelweb.com/
Travel Cuts
http://www.travelcuts.com

Federal

FedWorld.gov
http://www.fedworld.gov/

Bureau of Labor Statistics
http://stats.bls.gov/

Bureau of Public Debt
http://www.publicdebt.treas.gov

Census Bureau
http://www.census.gov/
Poverty Guidelines
http://www.census.gov/ftp/pub/hhes/income/povthres.html
Consumer Gateway
http://www.consumer.gov
Consumer Information Center
http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
http://www.fdic.gov/
Federal Reserve Board
http://www.federalreserve.gov/
Regional Banks
Atlanta
Boston
Chicago
Cleveland
Dallas
Kansas City
Minneapolis
New York
Philadelphia
Richmond
St. Louis
San Francisco
Federal Trade Commission
http://www.ftc.gov
National Highway Safety Administration
http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov
Internal Revenue Service
http://www.irs.gov/
IRS Business Information
http://www.irs.gov/businesses/index.html
Labor Deptartments
http://www.dol.gov
Library of Congress
http://thomas.loc.gov/home/thomas2.html
Patent and Trademark Office
http://www.uspto.gov/
Postal Service
http://new.usps.gov/
Securities and Exchange Commission
http://www.sec.gov
Small Business Adminstration
http://www.sba.gov/
Social Security Administration
http://www.ssa.gov/
Treasury
http://www.fms.treas.gov/
Electronic Funds Transfer    
http://www.fms.treas.gov/eft/

State

e-answers-searchable land grant data
http://e-answers.adec.edu/
Montana
http://www.state.mt.us/
Montana Department of Revenue
http://www.state.mt.us/revenue/
Montana Secretary of State
http://sos.state.mt.us/css/index.asp
Montana State University Extension Publications
http://www.montana.edu/wwwpb/pubs/index.html
Oklahoma
http://www.ok.gov
Oklahoma Secretary of State
http://www.sos.state.ok.us/
Oklahoma State University: Cooperative Extension: Micro Business Office
http://fcs.okstate.edu/microbiz/
Oklahoma Tax Commission
http://www.oktax.state.ok.us/oktax/
lllinois Dept of Insurance
http://www.state.il.us/ins
University of Illinois Extension
http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/risk/

http://web.aces.uiuc.edu/cfe/
Mississippi State University: Extension Home-Based: Business Program
http://msucares.com/

Appreciation is given to Dr. Marsha Goetting and Merrylee Vukonich of the Montana Cooperative Extension Service for their help in developing this list.