Posts Tagged ‘EXPENSES’

let’s get down to business

Posted March 3rd, 2018 by lisa | Comments Off on let’s get down to business

Here is a graphic of my current budget from my last post: Now, in order for me to be able to throw about $500 at my student loan debt, I need to shift some things around. I crunched a bunch of numbers, and this is what the new budget looks like: New budget allocations: Necessary Expenses […]

budgeting 101

Posted March 3rd, 2018 by lisa | Comments Off on budgeting 101

Everyone’s budget is different. But if you don’t know where to start, many personal finance experts suggest you start off with a 50/30/20 budget – 50% of your post-tax income goes to necessary expenses (mortgage, rent, loans, etc.), 30% goes to your wants (nights out, movies, etc.), and 20% goes to savings (long-term, short-term) (see […]