Setup budget March – paycheck to paycheck

After I received my paycheck I setup my budget. This is the first month I’ll be using a budget planner I’ve created.

The steps I take to setup my budget
  1. I list my expenses
  2. Then I list my sinking funds & jars
  3. Check my savings goals
1. I list my expenses

I start by reviewing my expenses in February and check if there are any changes for March.

Banking fee€1,70
Health insurance€129,71
My budgeted expenses for March
Then I list my sinking funds & jars

Sinking funds
In March I will not be using my sinking funds. So I will only add to my accounts.

Sinking fundsBudgetedTotal amount
Mother’s/Father’s Day€6,67€100,05
My sinking funds filled for March

I filled my jars for March.

JarsBudgetedTotal amount
Eating out€100,-€114,89
Personal Care€12,50€22,94
My jars filled for March
3. Check my savings goals

Every month I put at least €900,- aside to save for my goal of buying a home. This month I will add my savings account fo covering the costs a buyer needs to be able to cover to buy a house in the Netherlands.

Costs for buying a home
My goals is to cover the costs that will not be covered by a mortgage. This amount is necessary for being able to buy any home in my budget range.
My goal is €5417,-

Savings progress for covering the costs for buying a home

Have you setup your budget for March?

6 thoughts on “Setup budget March – paycheck to paycheck”

  1. whoah this weblog is great i like reading your articles.
    Keep up the good work! You recognize, many individuals are
    hunting around for this info, you could help them greatly.

  2. Hello very nice site!! Man .. Beautiful .. Amazing .. I’ll bookmark your blog and take the feeds additionally?
    I am glad to seek out numerous useful info here in the submit, we want develop
    more techniques in this regard, thanks for sharing. . . .
    . .

  3. Hello my family member! I wish to say that this post is
    awesome, great written and come with almost all vital
    infos. I’d like to look more posts like this .

  4. You should be a part of a contest for one of the finest websites
    on the web. I’m going to highly recommend this blog!

Comments are closed.