udgeting worksheets are made primarily for the use of budgeting.If you are quite familiar with the typical worksheets that you use for your basic computer needs, then you will surely understand how budgeting worksheets generally work. Just like the simple and ordinary version, these special worksheets are designed to contain data and information systematically and orderly. However, since these are special worksheets, they have special properties incorporated with them. And for such purpose, they have a particular array of specifications and categories to help out with making the budget work for you.
Write down what you spent last month. Use Categories like mortgage, food, entertainment, clothing, transportation and savings. Savings is an important category. Is there something you should be spending your money on that you didn't last month, but that you think you should. Already the process begins to uncover things you want to know Write down what you expect to earn next month. If you are on a variable income, it might be helpful to put this in three columns: The minimum you expect, an average of what to expect, and the highest amount you expect to earn. Don't count on the highest number, but it is a great goal setting exercise to strive for that high number on a monthly basis. Write down what you KNOW you will spend next month. Fixed expenses like mortgages, property taxes are known amounts. They are constant every month and don't change. While you can change your rent or mortgage amounts by moving, it is unlikely that you will do this next month. So consider these Fixed expenses.