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just wondering what you all pay each month for your monthly living expensie

like home phone,satilite/cable,cell phone, food each wk, rent/morgage,lights,water,heat and gas to go to work. my phone is $33 no cell phone,satilite is 50,food each wk 50,rent 665,lights 65,heat 105 and gas to go to work each wk 75.
just wondering if my expensives is low,normal or high. we do not have much spending money for the wk end maybe like 30 if hubby does not work any overtime

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:27 PM on May. 11, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • $ 128 landline/unlimited long distance/high speed internet/satellite TV
    $ 0 cellphone
    $ 200 - 250 for food
    $ 622 mortgage
    $ 250 electric approx
    $ 60 approx for heat (total annual heat costs/12 months)
    $350 house & auto insurance for 4 vehicles
    $ 44 life insurance premiums
    $ 24 trash removal
    $ 56 property taxes
    $120 - $150 for gas for vehicles each month
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:38 PM on May. 11, 2010

  • well, being military we dont worry aboutrent/electric/gas/trash/recycling, or lawn care, but we spend $119.00 on cell phone, $189.00 on cable, as a family of 6 we get $449.00 in Foodstamps, but still spend $250.00 on food, $89.00 on car insurance, $200.00 on gas, and about $450.00 on cleaning supplies/dog food/diapers, etc. with about $600.00 amonth left over! Good luck! Join the army! LOL
    JoLee12345

    Answer by JoLee12345 at 12:39 PM on May. 11, 2010

  • Rent (which includes gas, water and trash) is 519.
    Electric - anywhere from 45-80 depending on how much a/c we use.
    Phones - 40 each, so 80
    Cable/internet - 100
    Gas for car- about 120-150 a month depending on how much driving we do
    Groceries - 300
    Car insurance - 113
    So ours at the most totaled up is 1342
    mrsbean08

    Answer by mrsbean08 at 12:41 PM on May. 11, 2010

  • "well, being military we dont worry aboutrent/electric/gas/trash/recycling, or lawn care, but we spend $119.00 on cell phone, $189.00 on cable, as a family of 6 we get $449.00 in Foodstamps, but still spend $250.00 on food, $89.00 on car insurance, $200.00 on gas, and about $450.00 on cleaning supplies/dog food/diapers, etc. with about $600.00 amonth left over! Good luck! Join the army! LOL "

    If your doing so great why the heck are you on foodstamps, sorry but that doesn't sound right to me.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:42 PM on May. 11, 2010

  • We are military and the BAH we are "given" is $1023. But since we live on post they just take this amount from us, which in my opinion is WAY more that what our house is worth. I guess it's not so bad since we don't pay utlities. But we do pay about $45 for internet and $65 for setellite.
    Ctink8189

    Answer by Ctink8189 at 12:46 PM on May. 11, 2010

  • Let's see, monthly charges are something like this:

    1150 - mortgage/taxes/house insurance
    100 - cable/internet
    200 - gas/electric/water bill
    200 - gas
    400 - groceries

    That's about it as far as permanent bills go. We pay our car insurance upfront once a year and our parents still have us on their cell phone plan and we give them about 150 upfront once a year (until their contract runs out. Then we'll get our own plan).
    mickstinator

    Answer by mickstinator at 2:26 PM on May. 11, 2010

  • Oh, and I live in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.
    mickstinator

    Answer by mickstinator at 2:27 PM on May. 11, 2010

  • $400 Rent
    $240 Groceries
    $150 Utilities
    $70 Charity
    $70 Life insurance
    $65 Internet and Cable
    $52 Car Insurance
    $50 Fuel
    $50 Car Repair
    $50 Diapers
    $50 Bulk Foods
    $25 Renter's Insurance
    $10 Clothes
    $5 Entertainment
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:36 PM on May. 11, 2010

  • 2600 Mortgage
    83 Phone / Internet
    67 Satellite
    200 Insurance / 3 cars, house, jewlery
    60 Electric
    30 Gas
    350 Groceries
    150 Gasoline
    1000 savings

    We have 2000 left after everything is paid


    We live in So Cal
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:58 PM on May. 11, 2010

  • Mortgage - 900
    Life insurance - 61
    Electric - 100
    Cell phone - 78
    CAble/internet - 117
    Gas - varies, average 75
    Water - 50
    Groceries - 400
    Car insurance - avg 85/month
    Daycare - 320
    Gas for car - 150
    We also have a budget for things like haircuts, medical, dental, gifts, eating out, entertainment, etc. We do the envelope system.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:50 AM on May. 12, 2010

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