Finding Money

Use this chart to list some of the items you purchase often

  • Note how often you buy them in a month.
  • Put down how much they usually cost (“average price”).
  • Then figure out how much you spend on them in a month.
Here are some examples of things that people often buy:

  • Public transit fare or parking
  • Magazines and newspapers
  • Renting movies
  • Text messages
  • Junk food, snack food, meals out
  • Gas
  • Coffee
  • Downloading songs and videos
  • Clothes or personal items


Things I buy often

How often I buy them

Average price

Cost per month

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November 4, 2014
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