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How Much Money Do You Need to Live On?

Use this tool to decide if the job you're applying for, or thinking about accepting, is financially the right one for you. Although there are many things to consider when starting a new job, knowing if that job will allow you to maintain your lifestyle is a good start.

This tool is for estimation purposes only.

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2. How much do you spend on utilities (gas, electricity, water, etc.)?
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3. How much do you spend on food and groceries?
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4. How much do you spend on childcare?
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5. How much do you spend on public transportation?
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6. How much do you spend on gas and maintenance on your car?
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7. How much is your car payment?
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8. How much do you spend on your cell phone?
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9. How much do you spend on cable/Internet?
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10. How much do you spend on insurance (home or renter's, life, auto, health)?
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11. How much do you spend on entertainment?
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12. How much do you spend to pay off debt (credit cards, loans)?
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13. How much do you put towards savings?
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14. Other expenses
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