2012 End of Year Report
Expense Report 2012

2011 End of Year Update
Expense Report 2011+ Goals
Visual Budget for 2012
Updated Budget for 2012

2011 Update

Here are the latest updates for 2011:
Goals for 2011
Budget for 2011
Year End Net Worth for 2010


Well, here we go again. Here's the latest report as of November 2010.

3rd Quarter Expense Report

Our biggest spending categories in our budget:

32% Home - average $1600
17.5% Giving - average $876
11% Food - average $550
7.5% Automobile - average $364
7% Utilities - average $350

And here is hopefully our new budget for 2011:
25% Mortgage
20% giving
11% food (groceries, eating out)
8% utils (phone, gas, electric, internet, water)
8% auto (gas, insurance, etc)
8% misc
20% savings/investment

Six Month Review: June 2010

Just went through the six month review of the finances with my wife.  Where did we start?

Here is a list of articles that we went through:

Financial Goals for 2010 - I wrote this at the beginning of the year.  How are we doing?
Average American Budget - A good comparison on how we spend compared to average Americans

What are we spending our money on?
Basic spending over the last months - broken down by categories
Expenses:Food - what have spent over the past three years?
Expense:Auto and Gas - spending on cars over the past three years
Comparing Renting vs. Buying - Our decision to buy vs. renting

What are our goals for the future?