Example of a Monthly Budget



Monthly Budget Items

Estimated Costs

(What you think Your monthly costs will be)

Actual Cost

(What your monthly costs truly were)

Rent/Mortgage


 

 

Electricity


 

 

Heat


 

 

Phone


 

 

Cable


 

 

Food


 

 

Transportation


 

 

Cell Phone


 

 

Daycare Cost


 

 

Personal Hygiene (ex. Haircuts)


 

 

Clothing


 

 

Entertainment


 

 

Miscellaneous


 

 

Retirement Fund


 

 

Debt Repayment


 

 

Emergency Fund


 

 

Savings Fund


 

 

From the O'Chiese First Nation Local Community Newsletter February 2009 Edition