Are you sick of dealing with trying to come up with some type of budget and you just cannot because you do not have a system that keeps you organized and ready to deal with anything financial? This is why budgeting worksheets come in so handy and can really help you out. There are many different systems to budgeting and you just need the system that works best for you. Here are some options to choose from.
Your next task is to identify all your expense areas whether they're irregular or not. Set up two columns for each pay period (as shown below); IMAGE NOT AVAILABLE HERE The first column called "Bdgt" is the portion of your income that each expense area will be assigned. The total of this column should never exceed the income you receive for that period. The second column "Used" shows a negative amount and is a record of what has been spent from that period. The beauty of this system is that it will always give you a running balance.