Making your first budget might seem intimidating. You’re probably thinking, “What kinds of expenses should I even budget for?” To that we’d say, budget for all of the expenses you can anticipate and even the ones you can’t.
If you’ve just signed up with Goodbudget and need a place to start, check out the samples below to help get you going. Feel free to mix, match, and tweak it to work for you! And don’t pay too much attention to the Budgeted Amounts — they’re just placeholders. You can update that with a number that makes sense for you.
Simple Budget Sample
Student Budget Sample
Detailed Budget Sample
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