Budget Excel Template: 5 Best (and Free) Budgeting Tools

A budget excel template is a great option to easily track your budget without getting bogged down in all the details of some of the more complicated tools.

With simplicity in mind, what follows are some of my favorite recommended budget templates (in Excel or otherwise).

Google Docs Budget Spreadsheets

If you have a Google account (and who doesn’t?), you can search the Google Docs template gallery for pre-made budget spreadsheets.

Federal Trade Commission Budget Worksheet

If you are not an Excel whiz and are just looking for a simple way to track your finances, this could be the budget template for you.

Microsoft Excel Budget Templates

Microsoft has something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a simple monthly budget tracker or a fancy budget workbook with multiple tabs and graphs.

PearBudget Excel Template

I like PearBudget because it separates your variable expenses like groceries, gas, and medical costs from your regular fixed expenses like rent, insurance, and your phone bill.

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