Tracking your finances doesn't have to be complicated.
And it's pretty straightforward: You split your money between your needs, wants and savings, according to those ratios.
Here's a case study.
CNBC crunched the numbers, and we can give you an idea of what your budget should look like if you make $50,000 per year. Check out this video for a step-by-step guide to making a budget that will work for you.
Disclosure: NBCUniversal and Comcast Ventures are investors in Acorns.