Teaching Guide


Budget Chart

Expenses for one month

Rent

 

Cable

 

Electricity

 

Heat

 

Telephone

 

Transportation/car-bus

 

Insurance(home/life/contents)

 

Food

 

Parking/Car maintenance

 

Cleaning supplies

 

Personal Items(hygiene/toiletries)

 

Child care/babysitting

 

Non-prescription medication

 

Books

 

Laundry

 

Dry-cleaning

 

Entertainment
(movies/magazines/fast food)

 

Job search requirements
(newspapers/printing/stamps/envelopes)

 

Debts/loans or credit

 

Christmas/Birthday savings

 

Household items(linens/towels/light bulbs/
kitchen equipment/furnishing)

 

Clothing(summer/school/winter-snowsuit/
boots/mitts/hats)

 

Recreation(sports/clubs/school field trips/
special events at school such as pizza days/
family events and vacations)

 

Miscellaneous(haircuts/pet-food/school-
supplies/Dental-work/banking charges/
emergency savings)

 

Total Per Month Costs: $_____________ Case Example # ________

 


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