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October Spending/Savings

November 2nd, 2019 at 09:43 am

Spending: $999.08
Total Savings: $2800.00
Additional Income: Swagbucks earnings: $200.00

Fixed Expenses:
Verizon bundle (internet, cable, home phone): 159.94
Cell phone: 61.45
HVAC and water heater contract: 27.95
Condo Fee (includes water) 190.00

Variables:
Utilities: 93.04
Gasoline: 27.29
Groceries: 229.78
Health: 80.35
Dining Out: 65.69
Other: 63.59

Savings was high due to a last account of my mom's that closed out for $1700.00

Health category included restocking vitamins, a co-pay and a script refill

Dining out was a little higher then usual, just enjoying life and socializing!

Other category: Had to buy a new smoke alarm/carbon monoxide detector.

*condo paid in full
*car paid in full (2017 Toyota Camry)
*no other debt

4 Responses to “October Spending/Savings”

  1. Petunia 100 Says:

    Your expenses are so nice and low. May I ask, are you working full-time or part-time? What sort of things do you enjoy doing in your free time?

  2. Wink Says:

    Petunia: I am working full time. My free time is mostly on the weekends and I enjoy trying new restaurants with friends, having people over for potlucks and game nights, anything sports related (football and baseball mostly) outdoor festivals in good weather months, local theater (plays), walking, browsing antique stores, reading. I'm really a homebody and a bit of an introvert so too much socializing and crowds are not my thing! I like taking weekend trips every now and then too.

  3. Amber Says:

    Way to go on keeping the expenses down

  4. rob62521 Says:

    We like doing antique stores and thrift shops. Anymore, we spend more time browsing and commenting on stuff than buying, but it is a way to get out and about.

    Looks like you kept your expenses low and put a lot into savings. Bravo!

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