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Instructions

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Enter data in only the white cells with gray borders: 400 Current Month
Use the drop down boxes Aug To Date to chart different time periods (Current Month, Prior Month, Yearly, Jan, Feb, etc.) Prior Month
Aug To Date
Quick Budget January
Create a quick and easy budget by filling out the white cells on the "Quick Budget" sheet. Enter the "Frequency" by using the drop down menu February
provided in each cell. The Monthly/Yearly figures are calculated for you and compared to your Tracking (actual) figures on the "Comparison" sheet. March
Make sure "Use this budget for comparison purposes" is selected. (If this box is not selected, the "Budget By Month" figures will be used for April
comparison purposes instead.) May
June
Budget by Month July
Use the "Budget By Month" sheet to create a budget with greater detail. Select your first budget month by using the drop down box in August
the "Income" section. To unhide future months, click the grey button at the top of the sheet labeled "Click here then Ctrl+Shift+0". September
Make sure "Use this budget for comparison purposes" is selected if you are building 'a budget by month. (If this box is not selected, October
the "Quick Budget" sheet figures will be used for comparison purposes instead.) November
December
Tracking
Use this sheet to track your actual income and spending. Select your first tracking month by using the drop down box in the "Income" section.
These figures will be compared to your budgeted figures on the "Comparison" page.

Comparison
Use this sheet to monitor how well you are sticking to your budget. Compare different time periods by using the drop down box above the
"Income" section

Daily Spending
We've provided this sheet for those interested in tracking their spending on a daily basis. This simple record goes a long way in helping
you stick to your budget.
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Budget Chart:

Income Frequency Amount Monthly Yearly Budget Summary
Total Income (net) 0.00 0.00
1 Salary/Wages Monthly 0.00 0.00
Salary/Wages (Spouse) Monthly 0.00 0.00 $0
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4.33 Other Weekly 0.00 0.00
1 Other Monthly 0.00 0.00
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1 Other Monthly 0.00 0.00
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Spending Total: 0.00 0.00 $0

Transportation 0.00 0.00 $ 0$ 0 $ 0 $ 0 $0
$0 $ 0 $ 0 $0 $ 0 $ 0
$ 1 $ 1 $1 $1
$ 1 $ 1 $1 $1 $ 1
1 Auto Loan/Lease Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Insurance Monthly 0.00 0.00
4.33 Gas Weekly 0.00 0.00
Row 26 Row 25 Row 24
0.33 Maintenance Quarterly 0.00 0.00
0.08 Registration/Inspection Yearly 0.00 0.00
1 Bill's train pass Monthly 0.00 0.00 Bar Chart
Spending Summary
1 Jane's bus pass Monthly 0.00 0.00 Quick Budget Pie Chart Balance $-
1 Other Monthly 0.00 0.00 Yearly TRUE Transportation $- Income $-
Monthly Home $- Expense $-
Home 0.00 0.00 Weekly Utilities $-
1 EMI Monthly 0.00 0.00 1 Health $-
1 Rent Monthly 0.00 0.00 Entertainment $-
1 Maintenance Monthly 0.00 0.00 Miscellaneous $-
1 Insurance Monthly 0.00 0.00
0.08 Furniture Yearly 0.00 0.00
1 Household Supplies Monthly 0.00 0.00
4.33 Groceries Weekly 0.00 0.00
0.17 Real Estate Tax Semi-Annually 0.00 0.00
1 Other Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Other Monthly 0.00 0.00

Transporta- Home Utilities Health
Utilities 0.00 0.00
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1 Phone - Home Monthly 0.00 0.00
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1 Phone - Cell Monthly 0.00 0.00
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1 Cable Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Gas Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Water Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Electricity Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Internet Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Other Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Other Monthly 0.00 0.00

Health 0.00 0.00
1 Dental Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Medical Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Medication Monthly 0.00 0.00
0.17 Vision/contacts Semi-Annually 0.00 0.00
1 Life Insurance Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Other Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Other Monthly 0.00 0.00

Entertainment 0.00 0.00
1 Memberships Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Dining out Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Events Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Subscriptions Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Movies Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Music Monthly 0.00 0.00
4.33 Hobbies Weekly 0.00 0.00
0.08 Travel/ Vacation Yearly 0.00 0.00
1 Other Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Other Monthly 0.00 0.00

Miscellaneous 0.00 0.00
1 Dry Cleaning Monthly 0.00 0.00
0.17 New Clothes Semi-Annually 0.00 0.00
1 Donations Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Child Care Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Tuition Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 College Loans Monthly 0.00 0.00
4.33 Pocket Money Weekly 0.00 0.00
1 Gifts Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Credit Card Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Other Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Other Monthly 0.00 0.00
1 Other Monthly 0.00 0.00

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Chart: March
Income Apr May Jun Jul Aug 0 Months Budget Summary
Oct to Date

Total Income (net) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
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Salary/Wages 0.00 0

Salary/Wages (Spouse) 0.00 0

Other 0.00
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Other 0.00 0

Other 0.00 0

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Transportation 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 11111 11111
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Auto Loan/Lease 0.00 0

Insurance 0.00 0

Gas 0.00 0

Row 27 Row 26 Row 25
Maintenance 0.00 0

Registration/Inspection 0.00 0

Bill's train pass 0.00 Budget by Chart: Mths/Wks
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Jane's bus pass 0.00 0
Month Mar Start Mth Pie Chart 1 Budgeted Bar Chart
Other 0.00 0
FALSE 7 4 Transportation $- - Balance $-
1 Yearly 0 Months Home $- - Income $-
Home 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0
2 Monthly (avg.) 0 Months Utilities $- Expense $-
EMI 0.00 0
3 Weekly (avg.) 0 Months Health $-
Rent 0.00 0
4 Current Month Feb Entertainment $-
Maintenance 0.00 0
5 January Jan Miscellaneous $-
Insurance 0.00 0
6 February Feb $-
Furniture 0.00 0
7 March Mar
Household Supplies 0.00 0
8 April Apr
Groceries 0.00 0
9 May May
Real Estate Tax 0.00 0
10 June Jun
Other 0.00 0
11 July Jul
Other 0.00 0
12 August Aug
13 September Sep
Utilities 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Transporta- Home Utilities Health
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Phone - Home 0.00 15 November Nov
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Phone - Cell 0.00 0

tainment laneous 16 December Dec
Cable 0.00 0

Gas 0.00 0

Water 0.00 0
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Electricity 0.00 0

Internet 0.00 0
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Other 0.00 1
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Health 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0

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Dental 0.00 0
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Medical 0.00 0 0
Medication 0.00 0
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Vision/contacts 0.00 0
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Life Insurance 0.00 Apr
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Other 0.00 0
Jul Aug Row 16
Other 0.00 0

Entertainment 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0 Row 16 Row 8
Memberships 0.00 0

Dining out 0.00 0

Events 0.00 0

Subscriptions 0.00 0

Movies 0.00 0

Music 0.00 0

Hobbies 0.00 0

Travel/ Vacation 0.00 0

Other 0.00 0

Other 0.00 0

Miscellaneous 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0

Dry Cleaning 0.00 0

New Clothes 0.00 0

Donations 0.00 0

Child Care 0.00 0

Tuition 0.00 0

College Loans 0.00 0

Pocket Money 0.00 0

Gifts 0.00 0

Credit Card 0.00 0

Other 0.00 0

Other 0.00 0

Other 0.00 0
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Income Oct Nov Dec Jan Oct to Date Actual Income/Spend Summary
Total Income (net) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
3 Salary/Wages 0.00
4 Salary/Wages (Spouse) 0.00 0
5 Other 0.00
6 Other 0.00
7 Other 0.00 0

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Total Spending: 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 0 00000
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Transportation 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
12 Auto Loan/Lease 0.00
13 Insurance 0.00
Row 28 Row 27 Row 26
14 Gas 0.00
15 Maintenance 0.00
16 Registration/Inspection 0.00
Actuals by Month
17 Bill's train pass 0.00 12 Sep First Tracking Month
18 Jane's bus pass 0.00 1 Feb 10 Budget By Month? 1 Bar Chart
19 Other 0.00 1 2 1 Current Month Feb 1 Jan Feb January FALSE Balance $-
20 1 1 2 Prior Month Jan 2 Feb Mar February Income $-
21 Home 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1 3 Oct to Date Oct to Date 3 Mar Apr March Expense $-
22 EMI 0.00 1 4 January Jan 4 Apr May April
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23 Rent 0.00 5 February Feb 5 May Jun May
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24 Maintenance 0.00 6 March Mar 6 Jun Jul June
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25 Insurance 0.00 0 7 April Apr 7 Jul Aug July
26 Furniture 0.00 0 8 May May 8 Aug Sep August
27 Household Supplies 0.00 0 9 June Jun 9 Sep Oct September
28 Groceries 0.00 0
Oct Row 8 10 July Jul 10 Oct Nov October
Nov 11 August Aug 11 Nov Dec November
29 Real Estate Tax 0.00 Dec Row 17
Jan
30 Other 0.00 12 September Sep 12 Dec Jan December
31 Other 0.00 13 October Oct 13 Oct to Date October to Date
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Row 17 Row 8 14 November Nov
33 Utilities 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 15 December Dec
34 Phone - Home 0.00
35 Phone - Cell 0.00
36 Cable 0.00
37 Gas 0.00
38 Water 0.00
39 Electricity 0.00
40 Internet 0.00
41 Other 0.00
42 Other 0.00
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44 Health 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
45 Dental 0.00
46 Medical 0.00
47 Medication 0.00
48 Vision/contacts 0.00
49 Life Insurance 0.00
50 Other 0.00
51 Other 0.00
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53 Entertainment 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
54 Memberships 0.00
55 Dining out 0.00
56 Events 0.00
57 Subscriptions 0.00
58 Movies 0.00
59 Music 0.00
60 Hobbies 0.00
61 Travel/ Vacation 0.00
62 Other 0.00
63 Other 0.00
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65 Miscellaneous 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
66 Dry Cleaning 0.00
67 New Clothes 0.00
68 Donations 0.00
69 Child Care 0.00
70 Tuition 0.00
71 College Loans 0.00
72 Pocket Money 0.00
73 Gifts 0.00
74 Credit Card 0.00
75 Other 0.00
76 Other 0.00
77 Other 0.00

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Income Budget Oct Actual Vs Budget Tracking vs Budget Summary
Total Income (net) 0 0 0 0
3 Salary/Wages 0 0.00
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4 Salary/Wages (Spouse) 0 0.00
5 Other 0 0.00 Budget0
6 Other 0 0.00
7 Other 0 0.00 0

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Total Spending: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0
0 1 1 1 1
1 1 1 1
Transportation 0 0 0 1
12 Auto Loan/Lease 0.00 0.00
13 Insurance 0.00 0.00
14 Gas 0.00 0.00 Expense Income Balance
15 Maintenance 0.00 0.00 (Savings)
16 Registration/Inspection 0.00 0.00
17 Bill's train pass 0.00 0.00
18 Jane's bus pass 0.00 0.00 Spending Comparison 13 Oct Budget By Month? 1 Pie Chart Bar Chart Tracking Budget
19 Other 0.00 0.00 $1 2 1 Current Month Feb FALSE Budget Tracking Balance (Savings) $- $-
20 $1 1 2 Prior Month Jan Transportation 0 0 Income $- $-
21 Home 0 0 0 $1 3 Oct to Date Oct to Date Home 0 0 Expense $- $-
22 EMI 0.00 0.00 $1 4 January Jan Utilities 0 0
23 Rent 0.00 0.00 $1 5 February Feb Health 0 0
24 Maintenance 0.00 0.00 $0 6 March Mar Entertainment 0 0
25 Insurance 0.00 0.00 $0 7 April Apr Miscellaneous 0 0
26 Furniture 0.00 0.00 $0 8 May May
27 Household Supplies 0.00 0.00 $0 9 June Jun
28 Groceries 0.00 0.00 $0 10 July Jul
29 Real Estate Tax 0.00 0.00 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 11 August Aug
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30 Other 0.00 0.00 Budget Tracking 12 September Sep
31 Other 0.00 0.00 13 October Oct
32 Transporta-
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33 Utilities 0 0 0 tion 15 December Dec
34 Phone - Home 0.00 0.00 Enter- Miscel-
35 Phone - Cell 0.00 0.00 tainment laneous Simple Budget 1
36 Cable 0.00 0.00
37 Gas 0.00 0.00
38 Water 0.00 0.00
39 Electricity 0.00 0.00
40 Internet 0.00 0.00
41 Other 0.00 0.00
42 Other 0.00 0.00
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44 Health 0 0 0
45 Dental 0.00 0.00
46 Medical 0.00 0.00
47 Medication 0.00 0.00
48 Vision/contacts 0.00 0.00
49 Life Insurance 0.00 0.00
50 Other 0.00 0.00
51 Other 0.00 0.00
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53 Entertainment 0 0 0
54 Memberships 0.00 0.00
55 Dining out 0.00 0.00
56 Events 0.00 0.00
57 Subscriptions 0.00 0.00
58 Movies 0.00 0.00
59 Music 0.00 0.00
60 Hobbies 0.00 0.00
61 Travel/ Vacation 0.00 0.00
62 Other 0.00 0.00
63 Other 0.00 0.00
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65 Miscellaneous 0 0 0
66 Dry Cleaning 0.00 0.00
67 New Clothes 0.00 0.00
68 Donations 0.00 0.00
69 Child Care 0.00 0.00
70 Tuition 0.00 0.00
71 College Loans 0.00 0.00
72 Pocket Money 0.00 0.00
73 Gifts 0.00 0.00
74 Credit Card 0.00 0.00
75 Other 0.00 0.00
76 Other 0.00 0.00
77 Other 0.00 0.00
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Spending 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th 30th 31st Month

Total Day's Spending: 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Transportation 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Auto Loan/Lease 0.00
Insurance 0.00
Gas 0.00
Maintenance 0.00
Registration/Inspection 0.00
Bill's train pass 0.00
Jane's bus pass 0.00
Other 0.00

Home 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
EMI 0.00
Rent 0.00
Maintenance 0.00
Insurance 0.00
Furniture 0.00
Household Supplies 0.00
Groceries 0.00
Real Estate Tax 0.00
Other 0.00
Other 0.00

Utilities 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Phone - Home 0.00
Phone - Cell 0.00
Cable 0.00
Gas 0.00
Water 0.00
Electricity 0.00
Internet 0.00
Other 0.00
Other 0.00

Health 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Dental 0.00
Medical 0.00
Medication 0.00
Vision/contacts 0.00
Life Insurance 0.00
Other 0.00
Other 0.00

Entertainment 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Memberships 0.00
Dining out 0.00
Events 0.00
Subscriptions 0.00
Movies 0.00
Music 0.00
Hobbies 0.00
Travel/ Vacation 0.00
Other 0.00
Other 0.00

Miscellaneous 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Dry Cleaning 0.00
New Clothes 0.00
Donations 0.00
Child Care 0.00
Tuition 0.00
College Loans 0.00
Pocket Money 0.00
Gifts 0.00
Credit Card 0.00
Other 0.00
Other 0.00
Other 0.00