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What is Short Selling?

Fundamental and Technical Analysis

Investing Word of the Day

Spending and Savings Plans A "Spending Plan" is exactly as it says - a plan of what you will be spending each month. There are usually two parts - your "fixed" spending and your "variable" spending. The fixed part is usually the same every month, with things like rent/mortgage payments, grocery bills, insurance, and car payments. The variable part changes a lot from month to month, and can include things like Christmas shopping, buying new furniture, and paying for repairs.

About Kevin Smith

Kevin is the content manager for Personal Finance Lab and is from Chicago, Illinois. He has a Master's Degree in Economics from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. In addition to an economics background, he has also built training manuals to prepare finance companies for licensing requirements in mortgage loan origination and insurance sales.