Project Life Budget
By Quinn Seys
I am single with no children. I drive 24 miles to work and I work as a Lawyer.
My Annual salary is 54,000
I pay in taxes annually
My net Monthly income is 3841
Each month, I spend the following:
-$15 in Health and Life Insurance
-$30 in Medical and Dental Expenses
-$ 1000 in Savings
-$10.00 in Charitable Giving
-$75.00 for my Unlucky Chance card
Lucky and Unlucky Cards
My Great-Aunt Matilda passed away and left me 2000 dollars but I broke my glasses so I had to buy a new pair for 75 dollars. ( I didn't even know I wore
I invested in three companies. I invested in 65 shares on Verizon, 30 shares of Facebook and 25 shares of Google. I lost $ 452.20 by day five.
On day one I had $ 31009.05 and on day 5 I had $ 30556.88
I live in Mankato, MN in a 2 bedroom one bathroom home that cost $ 109,900. I pay a mortgage rate of $ 979.46.
I pay a $ 135 for my electricity, $ 40 for the water and $ 60 for phone and internet.
I bought a 1999 Chevrolet Malibu for $ 3299. I pay a car payment of $ 126.72 a month.
I decided to buy new furniture for my living room so I bought a brand new 32'' TV for $ 200, a Couch for $ 266.40 and a coffee table for $ 370.
Food House Hold and Personal Hygene
My Weekly Menu
Monday- Breakfast I will have oatmeal and milk. For lunch I will have hamburgers, corn and milk. For dinner I will have t-bone steak, mash potatoes, green beans and milk to drink.
Tuesday- Breakfast I will have oatmeal and milk. For lunch I will have Chicken noodle soup and milk to drink. For dinner I will have pork chops and corn.
Wednesday- Breakfast I will have oatmeal and milk. For lunch I will have a pork chops and milk. For dinner I will have chicken noodle soup and milk.
Thursday- Breakfast I will have oatmeal and milk. For lunch I will have Chicken noodle soup and milk to drink. For dinner chicken breast with corn and milk.
Friday- Breakfast I will have oatmeal and milk. For lunch I will have a t-bone steak, green beans and milk to drink. For dinner I will have chicken noodle soup and milk.
Saturday- Breakfast I will have oatmeal and milk. For lunch and dinner I will eat out
Sunday- Breakfast I will have oatmeal and milk. For lunch and dinner I will eat out
For a snack I will have just chips because I like chips a lot. I paid a total of $1196 a month for food which is over my budget but I like to have steak so it is worth it plus I can afford to spend a little more because i saved on the majority of my budget. I also ate out 4 times a week for 95 a week.
I went very minimal on clothes because I do not care what I where. I bought 6 shirts 2 blue 2 red and 2 white for 30 dollars. I also bought 2 pair of blue jeans for 20 dollars and a pair of work shoes for 25 dollars so my total for clothing was $ 75.
Entertainment and Recreation
For entertainment i will go to a movie a the carmike for $ 8.50, walk the Sacata trail for free, look at the Mankato art sculptures for free, go to the art museum for free and go fishing for free.
Cable and Dinning Out
I chose to go with the basic cable package for $ 56.
I also ate out 4 times a week and spend 46 dollars.
I will be depositing $ 655.13 every month at saint Clair bank.
I will be donating $ 10 per month to the national cancer society