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basic needs
What a person needs to live - food, housing, clothes to keep warm.
bills
What needs to be paid each month.
brainstorm
To think about ideas.
budget
A plan to help someone pay bills, save money, and have a little leftover to spend.
cheaper
Less expensive.
conversation
Talking between people.
create
To make something.
credit
Borrowing money to buy things.
debt
Owing money to someone.
discuss
To talk about.
education
Going to school.
entertainment
Fun things to do.
expensive
Cost a lot of money.
finances
The amount of money one has.
future
In the years to come.
goals
Things a person plans to do.
optional spending
Spending that is not a need, but a want.
pay stub
Attached to a paycheck, it explains how much money you earned.
required costs
Things that must be paid each month like bills, child care, etc.
retirement
Money saved to help a person live when they are old enough to stop working.
survive
To live.
trim
To cut back, to get rid of something.
wants
Things a person does not need but would like to have.
wise
Smart

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