Adjusting to your teaching salary can be difficult as a new teacher, especially if you have student loans. One new teacher shows her tips and ideas for how to budget for now and save for the future as a recent teaching graduate and/or a new teacher.
If you are looking for some expert advice on how to handle your finances as a teacher, here is a roundtable discussion with financial experts and educators on how to make your salary last and even how to enjoy it throughout the school year and the summer.
Lets get down to the nitty-gritty – the actual nuts and bolts of your finances. Start building your own financial plan with these resources; they explain the most important parts of your budget sheet – income, expenses, debts, assets – so you can track your finances accuracy and armed with this financial education, remain on target to reach your financial goals.
Every teacher knows one category of expenses that can eat a large hole into your personal budget is buying supplies for your classroom. With budget cuts limiting what schools provide and combined with your earnest desire to give your students the best, you may be tempted to spend more than you should on school supplies. This article will help you to keep your classroom supplies spending in check.