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Bess’s Day-to-Day Spending

Budget to Save

 

Track Day-to-Day Spending

Using Bess’s spending log below (or another) as an example, record your daily expenses online, or download a spreadsheet or PDF of the blank day-to-day spending form. Include everything you purchase—whether with cash, debit card, check or credit card.

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Complete your own online


Take a look at how the other people of Building Wealth tracked their spending.

Bess’s Day-to-Day Spending

Date

Expense

Cash/ debit/ check

Charge

10/1

Groceries

$
65.00

$

10/1

Birthday present for grandson

$
30.00

$

10/1

Lawn service

$
25.00

$

10/2

Lunch with daughter

$

$
30.00

10/2

Utilities bill

$
215.00

$

10/2

Car payment

$
346.00

$

10/2

Phone bill

$
85.00

$

10/3

Coffee with friends

$
5.00

$

10/3

Crossword puzzle book

$
5.00

$

10/4

Gas for car

$

$
30.00

10/4

Doctor visit

$
20.00

$

10/4

Prescriptions

$
20.00

$

10/5

Household supplies

$
25.00

$

10/5

Loan payment to kids

$
255.00

$


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