Here is a look at how much we've been spending for the first half of 2010.
We spent on average $4,150 a month.
Breakdown (percent of salary):
19.6% Gifts & Donations
12% Food & Dining
7.8% Auto & Transport
7.8% Bills & Utilitiess
Our take home pay over these 6 months was about $28k which means we were able to save about $500 a month or about 9.5%. Let's see what the next 6 months will bring us.
Updated Post: 2010 2nd Quarter Expense Report
Forgot to post this last month
(9%) Utils Bills
Since this included April, we had a huge tax return... go figure with our new house and all...
2nd Quarter Income: $23.4k
2nd Quarter Expense: $10.8k
2nd Quarter Net Income: $12.6k SURPLUS!
That's a great sign :)