Millennials and Gen Z are the most likely to use mobile banking apps—here’s why, plus budgeting tips
While a mobile banking app is a great asset, it’s not necessarily a one-stop shop to managing your finances because it may be limited to the accounts you have at one bank. If you have multiple accounts from different banks and want a holistic way to manage your money, consider creating a budget spreadsheet or signing up for a budgeting app like Mint or You Need a Budget.
In order to create your own budget method with similar functionality to an app, following these five steps:
- Calculate your net income
- List monthly expenses
- Label fixed and variable expenses
- Determine average monthly costs for each expense
- Make adjustments
Learn more with our step-by-step guide on how to create a budget.
*The study surveyed Chase customers and non-Chase customers separately, but the data is very similar. For the purpose of this article, we averaged both responses to get a holistic view of all customer digital banking attitudes.
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- ^ Chase Sapphire℠ Checking (accounts.chase.com)
- ^ Chase Freedom Flex℠ (oc.brcclx.com)
- ^ Mint (mint.intuit.com)
- ^ You Need a Budget (www.youneedabudget.com)
- ^ step-by-step guide on how to create a budget (www.cnbc.com)
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