Budgeting money can be easy: Here's how to create a budget you will actually stick to.

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You asked, and we answered! The No. 1 most requested topic since the start of the Payoff podcast has been budgets: how to make a good one and how to actually stick to it. Hint: Keep it simple and start sooner rather than later.

In this episode, our hosts Antonia Cereijido and Chris Duffy talk about their own budget successes and failures. Then they get real-deal advice from an expert: Erin Lowry, a budgeting guru also known online and in print as the Broke Millennial

To cap off our budget-friendly frenzy, we learn about a very different type of budget currently being put together: President Donald Trump's proposed federal budget.

Do you have ideas for money topics we should cover? Send us an email at PayoffPod@mic.com.

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Alan Haburchak

Alan Haburchak is the Director of Studio & Technology at Mic and an Adjunct Professor of Digital Media at the Columbia Journalism School. He also loves overseeing production for Mic's podcasts "The Payoff" and "Hot Mic." Before joining Mic he was a Senior Video Journalist at The New York Times and before that was the Production Manager for Editorial Video at Mashable.

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