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Budgeting Bare: October 2019 Spending Report | Clo Bare
I interrupt the “Destructive Relationships to Avoid” series to bring you– October 2019 Spending Report! Alrighty, it’s the first month of the second year of budgeting and there’s some cool stuff happening but some big stuff I’m still working on! The numbers are in for the October 2019 Spending Report and…. I was three dollars over budget. I know, I should just give up, right? But ACTUALLY, even though it seems like I didn’t go over by much, there are a few things I still need to improve on. Because, correct, I stayed within budget basically however when you compare what I spent this month to my yearly budgeting goals… I didn’t do so hot. So let’s dive in. We’ll start with the good things from this budget period. October 2019 Budgeting Wins I only went over budget by $3. Not terrible. I paid almost $2k on student loans (I’M ALMOST UNDER $50K IN DEBT) This pay period I made a little more money than normal (thank you overtime and the refund from Spirit Airlines). After paying down debt, I lived off of 37% of my income this month. 29% of my income went to debt, and 33% of my …