Include all variable expenses now, car maintenance, electricity, heating, these can vary throughout the year you need to calculate them and come up with an average monthly amount. None essential expenses like eating out coffee at Starbucks, weekend getaways, extravagant vacations, fancy clothing, motorcycles, ATV's, if you use them, write them down, realize these are wants, not needs. Now total these all up, fixed expenses, variable expenses, and non_essential expenses,there you now have your total expenses.
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.