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August Spending/Savings

September 1st, 2021 at 07:53 pm

Income Total$1829.00

     * $1500 Recurring monthly retirement account distribution  

     * $225 Swagbucks and My Points earnings (cash out to PayPal

     * $104.00 Credit Card Cash Back Rewards


Total Spending: $1411.13

Total Savings$417.87 (difference between monthly income and monthly spending) 
Fixed Expenses: 
Verizon bundle (internet, cable, home phone): $174.51

Cell phone: $60.03
HVAC and water heater contract: $29.95 
Condo Fee (includes water) $190.00 

Health Care: (includes health, dental, vision, prescription plans) $476.37 
Utilities: $114.71
Gasoline: $0
Groceries: $153.35
Health: $70.00 (co-pays, scripts refillsvitamins and personal health care items) 
Take Out and Dining Out: $20.72

Shopping and Other Spending $52.49 (birthday gift for my brother)

Eye Exam: $69.00


* Condo is paid in full 
* Car is paid in full (2017 Camry) 
* No other debt  


I had challenged myself to stay below $160 for groceries this month and came in just under at $153.35. 

1 Responses to “August Spending/Savings”

  1. rob62521 Says:

    Wow, you did great sticking to the food budget and isn't it wonderful having your condo and car paid in full?

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