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Join Michelle Singletary for a live Q&A: How to make a budget

Need advice on how to do a budget? Want to make sure you’re saving for the things that matter? On Wed. March 5 at noon ET, join nationally syndicated personal finance columnist Michelle Singletary for a live Google Hangout discussion on how to budget so you’ll have the money to save for what matters to you.

Michelle will walk through a spreadsheet she recommends using and explain how to set up your monthly budget. She’ll also take your questions about how to pay down your debt and how to save for the things that are important to you.

RSVP by clicking here.

If you’ve participated in Michelle’s Financial Fast and struggled with the budget section, or if you haven’t but would like to get your finances in order, this Hangout will help.

How to participate:

– RSVP using the link above.

– Submit your questions in advance in the comments or by tweeting with #financialfast.

– On March 5 at noon ET, go to the event page to watch the Hangout and ask questions live.

To learn more about the 21 Day Financial Fast, visit



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Michelle Singletary writes the nationally syndicated personal finance column, “The Color of Money.”



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