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Family Budget Planner

Now is a good time to sit down with your spouse or partner and figure out your family budget before the baby arrives. Below are several charts to help you organize your information:

Monthly Income


Source of Income Amount Before and After Taxes Percentage of Total Income
Father's Income (includes tips, wages, benefits, commissions, etc.)    
Mother's Income (includes tips, wages, benefits, commissions, etc.)    
Investments (stock funds, company stock options, 401(k), mutual funds, interest rate returns on bank accounts, etc.)    
Other (consulting work, handicrafts, outside/other family financial support, etc.,)    

TOTAL MONTHLY INCOME:___________________
PERCENTAGE:___________________

Monthly Expenses
TOTAL EXPENSES:__________________
INCOME VS. EXPENSES:_________________
Type of Expense Fixed Variable Will increase after baby Will decrease after baby
Rent/Mortgage        
Auto Payment        
Gas/Gas Allowances        
Maintenance        
Public Transportation        
Carpooling        
Airline Travel        
Insurance:        
-Auto        
-Life        
-Health        
-Property        
-Other        
Credit Cards (list below):        
         
         
         
Taxes        
Utilities:        
-Gas/Electric        
-Water        
-Trash        
-Cable Svc.        
-Internet Svc.        
Telephone        
Food/Groceries        
Clothing        
Dry Cleaning        
Education:        
-Tuition        
-Books        
-Supplies        
-Loans        
Entertainment        
Beauty/Hair:        
-Facials        
-Nails/Wax        
-Haircuts        
-Shampoo/Styling Products        
Gifts/Flowers        
Home Costs:        
-Furnishings        
-Repairs        
-Improvements        
Investments:        
-Stock        
-Savings        
-Education        
Medical Costs (not covered by insurance):        
Memberships:        
-Gym        
-Other        
Pocket Cash        
Recreational/Sports Activities Costs        
Other:        
         
         
         
         
         
         

 

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