AWS - Budget Setup


Setup a cost budget in your AWS account based on your needs.


  1. Go to “Billing”
  2. Click on “Budgets” in the menu
  3. Click on “Create a budget”
  4. Choose “Cost Budget” and click on “Next”
  5. Choose the values that work for you. For example, recurring monthly budget with a specific amount
  6. Insert a budget name and Click on “Next”
  7. Set up an alert but clicking on “Add an alert threshold”
  8. Set a threshold (e.g. 75% of budgeted amount)
  9. Set an email where a notification will be sent
  10. Click on “Next” until you can click on “Create a budget”