32% of Americans budget each month to track income and expenses, and 30% have a long-term financial plan with savings and investment goals.
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A poll from Gallup shows that 32 percent of Americans put together a budget each month to track income and expenditures, and just 30 percent have a long-term financial plan laying out savings and investment goals. (Jul 16, 2013)
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Since Mint has 7 million users I'm guessing most people budget by spreadsheet.
Or by hand.
or budget after the fact considering the debt articles of last week?
After the fact isn't really budgeting though.