The Budget Couple

We are the Budget Couple. We make a bi-weekly podcast that talks about life, family, and how to afford it. Join us on our budgeting journey as we explore the keys to budgeting, personal finance, and more.

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Episode 02: How we setup our budget

In this episode we discuss what let us to create a budget, how we went about it, and how it’s evolved over time. We go into some details on budget line items, planning for retirement, and fitting in fun.

Show Notes

Required costs:

  • Mortgage/Rent
  • Utilities
  • Internet/Cable
  • Food
  • Childcare
  • Gas
  • Car payment
  • Solar panel payment
  • Baby and pet items

Optional costs:

  • Going out/entertainment
  • Personal budgets
  • Memberships (Amazon, Netflix)

Goal oriented costs:

  • Roth IRA
  • College savings
  • Donations

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