Tool | December 2013

Household Budget Worksheet

Use this worksheet to get on top of your monthly living costs by projecting expenditures in various categories, and then comparing those projections to what you actually spend.

A good budget helps you reach your spending and savings goals.

Work out a proposed household budget by inputting your sources of income and projected expenses into Kiplinger's exclusive worksheet below. You can add and delete rows as necessary to reflect your personal finances. Return and repeat as you track your actual spending.

Income (take-home) + Add Row
Expense Amount / Frequency Amount for Budget Period
$0.00
$0.00
Budget Period Total $0.00
Loans / Debt + Add Row
Expense Amount / Frequency Amount for Budget Period
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
Budget Period Total $0.00
Utilities + Add Row
Expense Amount / Frequency Amount for Budget Period
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
Budget Period Total $0.00
Insurance Premiums + Add Row
Expense Amount / Frequency Amount for Budget Period
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
Budget Period Total $0.00
Savings and Investments + Add Row
Expense Amount / Frequency Amount for Budget Period
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
Budget Period Total $0.00
Miscellaneous + Add Row
Expense Amount / Frequency Amount for Budget Period
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
Budget Period Total $0.00
Total Income $0.00
Total Expenses $0.00
Income Minus Expenses $0.00