Get to Your Goal

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Have a big financial goal you want to achieve? Maybe there’s a pricy vacation in your future. Maybe you want to buy your own place. Whatever your personal goal is, you can make it happen as long as you set up a budget and have a concrete plan for getting there.

That’s where this tool comes in. All you need to know is two things: First, you have to know your goal amount, which could be $5,000 for a down payment on your car, $500 for a weekend getaway, or another amount.

Second, you have to enter either your deadline for raising the money or the amount of money you can set aside each month.

Punch in those two things—and voilà—you’ll know how much you need to set aside each month or when you’ll reach it.

Get To Your Goal

Goal Amount:

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Number of months I have

Amount I can set aside per month

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Once you know how much you want to set aside each month, enter that amount in the “savings” section of the Budgeting Tool. That way, the money gets taken out of your budget before you can spend it. Also, link your accounts in the My Money Center so you can see the second you go over your spending in any one area.