Secondly, you can start reading, watching and listening to the news online. News are constantly updated online and provide you ”the edge” when it comes to getting the latest information. If you are only accustomed to read the newspaper every morning, you miss out to compete with the others that know how to use internet to find the latest information.
Another source of information will be the bills and receipts that you have received over the past quarter. If you have not kept such documents and records before, then now is a good time to start. The good organisation of your important financial documents, and orderly filing of bills and receipts, will stand you in good stead for controlling the family budget when it is set.