budget planning tool

Budget Planning Tool

The budget planning tool has been provided by the stewardship department to help you manage your personal finances.

To use it click here to download it to your device


Opening Cash balance

The opening cash balance is the total cash you have in your position on the date you start using this Tool. It includes cash in the bank, as well as those in your purse, pockets etc. Once you have identified all these resources, simply total these amounts and in put it into the area highlighted “red” in the Opening Balance row.

To input information into the spreadsheet:

Select the cell in which you intend to enter the information

Key in the information and then press the “enter key” to exit the cell

Make sure you save the data before closing the spreadsheet

How to edit the description?

If the description displayed in a row (for example, council tax) does not reflect your personal circumstances and you wish to change it to something else; just simply select the cell and type over the existing information. Once completed press enter to exit the cell. Always save after inputting information into the spreadsheet.

If you have any difficulties following the instructions above and would like further assistance on how to use the Tool, please send an email to: stewardship@brixtonsda.co.uk and include your telephone number if you rather us giving you a call and we will aim to respond to you as soon as possible.

God bless you as you endeavour to manage your finances more effectively. 

While you do so, please remember to: honour the Lord with thy substance and with the first fruits of all thine increase, 

Proverbs 3:9.

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