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Income and Expenses for the Year

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I’ve included an income/expense report within this post. By looking at the numbers, here’s some quick thoughts on improvements I can make for the rest of the year.

* Spend less money on dining. Lunch at the cafeteria is almost $7.00! That’s unacceptable.
* Find some ways to make more money. Yeah…
* I’ve modified Quicken’s “Auto” category to include depreciation for my car. That category also contains mass transit expenses and should probably be renamed “Transportation” instead.
* The “Interest Exp” category contains the interest paid for my car loan (at 2%) and student loan (at about 3% last time I checked).

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Updated March 25, 2008 and originally published March 5, 2005. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.

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