But try this anyway. Creating a budget and then following it can help you spot areas where you're spending more than you realize. Here you will find tips on how to create a budget and track expenses along with other money management techniques.
How to use your monthly budget worksheet. Below is a worksheet that attempts to list possible sources of monthly income as well as expenses. As everyone's financial situation is different, you may find that not every category is applicable to your income or spending. You may even find that some months are different than others, but you should find through going through this exercise you are better prepared for those changes and even accounting for unanticipated expenses.