Use this checklist to identify challenges and goals
How do you spend your monthly base pay and/or your basic allowance for housing (BAH)? Do you check your leave earning statement (LES) in MyPay?
This checklist will help you spend your money responsibly and create more savings.
Instructions: Read each spending habit and then click in the appropriate column.
Spending habits checklist
|Spending habits||I do this now.||I’ll start this month.||I’ll start in 3 to 6 months.|
|Pay monthly bills on time|
|Put aside money for day-to-day expenses (laundry, parking, etc.)|
|Save money for big-ticket items (such as a car or TV)|
|Save money for emergencies (medical bills, home or car repairs)|
|Save money for major future goals (a nice vacation or retirement savings)|
When you’re finished, click the Next button for tips about spending responsibly.