Expenditures for the month of October 2012
Air Tavel $458.00
Dental Insurance: $36.92
Eating Out $123.60
I went over my $1200 budget by $546.37. I purchased some airline tickets for future travel. I’m accounting for them in this months expenses because I paid for them this month. You’ll notice my phone bill is only $14.01. A major change from last month which was a whooping $372.00. After renegotiating my plan, I received a refund and an adjustment was made to this month’s bill. Health Insurance is zero this month because last months payment was a quarterly payment.
I thought long and hard about it and in in the end decided to buy a pair of gold earrings. Did I really them? No, but I wanted to replace my broken “go to” pair (every other pair I own is costume jewelry or silver). Being transparent about my expenses has really given me pause as to how I spend, however I also purchased a pair of hand made sandals in Dominica which will serve as a souvenir but is also practical. As always I welcome your questions and comments.