Monday, November 1, 2010

Monthly Spending Summary (Oct.)

These five week months always make it hard for me to stay under budget. I thought I was doing pretty good, but obviously, I didn't do as well as I thought! However, thanks to last month's huge excess I still came out okay.

Monthly Grocery/Household Budget: $190

Total Spent: $235.58
Total Saved with Coupons/Sales: $496.38
Week 1: $42.61
Week 2: $36.38
Week 3: $60.65
Week 4: $49.83
Week 5: $46.11

Other Expenses: $156.20
- This was for 6 1/2 bu. apples that I made into applesauce (1/2 bu. was for my grandparent's) and also a bunch of ham, turkey, and Lebanon bologna that I bought at a meat sale.

Credits: $82.95
-This was from a whole bunch of rebates.

Ending Monthly Balance: $308.83
Balance Carried from Jan.-Sept.: $171.56

Ending Annual Balance:
- In case you are confused, this is the amount I have left over for the year. This comes from being under budget in some previous month. So basically I am ahead by $52.73 for the year.


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