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what's your budget? where are you from?

Anonymous
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I feel like where we live it's so expensive here compared to other states. Just out of curiosity for comparison, what's your budget like per month?

We're in CT, military.
Rent- $1, 200 (3 bedroom house)
Car payment- $350
Utilities- $110
Insurance- $120
Groceries- $300
Phones- $150
Cable and internet-$90
Posted by Anonymous on Oct. 28, 2013 at 2:28 AM
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LaughCryLive
by Ruby Member on Oct. 28, 2013 at 2:30 AM
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Your missing a lot of things from your budget.


Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Oct. 28, 2013 at 2:31 AM
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$1200 for a 3 bedroom house is so cheap.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Oct. 28, 2013 at 2:33 AM

It's really hard to compare expenses when a lot of the expenses you listed depend on the type of vehicle you drive, the size of your home, and the types of phones you have.

Also, groceries will depend on family size.

thefiregoddess
by Ruby Member on Oct. 28, 2013 at 2:33 AM

Fort Campbell KY area (in Kentucky)

Rent 650 (3 bedroom house, its BIL's so we get a bit of a discount there)

car payment 0

car insurances 120

water/sewer/trash (combo) 80

electric anywhere between 80-500 a month. We try to keep it at about 120 by either freezing or roasting to death.

cable/internet 120

phones 155

Groceries 200$ give or take

insurance (renters) 10$

pets 100/month

HBA 10$ (youd be surprised)

medicines/copays 50$ a month usually



Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Oct. 28, 2013 at 2:33 AM

rent 725

power 120

cable 120

internet 90

cell phones 125

car insurance 60

health insurance 800

gas and lunches for hubby 250

food 600

gas bill for house 60

family of 3 in CA

Anonymous
by Anonymous 5 on Oct. 28, 2013 at 2:34 AM
Mortgage- $850 (3 bedroom house)
No car payment
Utilities- $180
Insurance- $500
Groceries- $300
Phones- $450
Cable and internet-$90
Gas - $400
Anonymous
by Anonymous 6 on Oct. 28, 2013 at 2:34 AM
Mortgage: $300
Car payments: $550 (two vehicles)
Utilities: $300
Insurance: $100
Groceries: $300
Phones: $200
Land: $200
Louisiana
lilsirsmomma
by Bronze Member on Oct. 28, 2013 at 2:35 AM
Rent is 1200. Car 350. Car insurance 150. Power 200. Cable 150. Phones 300. Student loans 100. Groceries 600. Gym 80. Basic bills. Does not include Dr bills or what I spend on kids for school, clothes etc. I live in washington
adorkablemommie
by on Oct. 28, 2013 at 2:40 AM

If you think that's expensive try living in California! 

Rent- $1700 (2 bedroom apartment in San Francisco) 

Utilitites- $400 

Car Insurance- $65 

Health Insurance (children only) $245 

Food- $400 

Medications- $490 

Phones- $200 

Internet- $60 

Muni/BART- $40 

Bridge tolls- $75 

Anonymous
by Anonymous 7 on Oct. 28, 2013 at 2:41 AM
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That's super cheap rent for Connecticut!
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