Author Topic: Please help me to figure my budget out  (Read 756 times)

flowerofsun

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Please help me to figure my budget out
« on: December 11, 2018, 01:04:36 AM »
Hi guys,
I just wanted to ask you: I keep spending about 2K per month for food/and all the expenses except mortgage (I dont have a car payment, mortgage is my biggest expense)
Family of 4.
Is it too much?
I think it is, but I asked at work and people say they spend about the same...
What do you guys think?

Villanelle

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Re: Please help me to figure my budget out
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2018, 01:22:37 AM »
I think no one can answer this without a lot more details, including where you live and what you spend that $2k on.  Also, "too much" is relative.  If it fits with your goals and values, it's probably about right, regardless of whether or not it would be too much or not enough or someone else. 

slappy

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Re: Please help me to figure my budget out
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2018, 05:59:36 AM »
What makes you think it is too much?

Freedomin5

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Re: Please help me to figure my budget out
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2018, 07:04:20 AM »
If you think it may be too much, post a case study, and Iím sure people will tell you if something looks off. You can also look through the threads here. There are lots of frugal folks who share great tips on how to save money. That way you can compare your situation to what other people are doing and judge for yourself whether or not it is too much.
« Last Edit: December 12, 2018, 06:14:07 AM by Freedomin5 »

flowerofsun

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Re: Please help me to figure my budget out
« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2018, 12:01:11 AM »
You guys gave me great advice (especially to open a case study)
I really appreciate it!
Thank you so much!