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February is a month filled with love and relationships, so why not fall in love with your personal finances again this month? From savings to budgeting and spending, you can love every aspect of your personal finances again with Iowa State Bank’s tips for the month of February. It is easy to fall in love with your personal finances when you follow these simple tips.

How to fall in love with your personal finances:

Make a budget- Making a budget may seem like a waste of time because they can be seemingly hard to stick to. But making a budget can be one of the most important things you can do if you have future goals of traveling, buying a house, or purchasing a new car. A budget can help you better understand where your money is going and how you could possibly be wasting it.

Shop smarter- From the grocery store to shopping at the mall, use everything you have until you go back to the store for more. Pinterest and other websites are great for finding recipes to make with the food you already have. You will not only get to be creative, but you will also save money by not throwing away wasted food and ingredients.

Cancel email subscriptions- Getting a Monday morning email for 25% off at your favorite store is tempting and it can be hard to resist the urge to run out and shop, but you can easily avoid these money wasters by unsubscribing from the daily or weekly emails. Out of sight, out of mind is the key to saving money on unneeded shopping.

Treat yourself- You can fall in love with your personal finances when you treat yourself too! You can indulge every so often on a good pedicure or a trip to the movies. When you spend money on yourself every once in a while, you will feel less stress and truly appreciate your money.

Iowa State Bank wants to help you fall in love with your personal finances. Contact us today to learn all about our personal checking and savings services.