Jasmine's Place Issue No. 18 - May/June 2017 - Page 23

Prevent stress of overspending by setting a budget. Set a realistic amount of money you could use this summer. You can decide a total amount dedicated to fun for the whole summer season, or maybe set aside a particular amount each paycheck or every other paycheck. Make sure you have decided the amount after you have totaled up how much you’ll need for bills, food, miscellaneous, and mishaps prior to setting an amount for summer fun. Have fun this summer, but be realistic and humble when you are choosing an amount you and your hous