How much do y’all spend total per month? Trying to calibrate. I make $115K base and spend about $3500 per month ($1800 on rent)

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$125k base and I probably spend ~$4k per month? $2600 on rent


95k base and typically 2.5-2.8 (1300 rent)


StreetEasy & look at places close to Manhattan that isn’t Manhattan lol
Also get a roommate


I make 215k base and I spend about 9k a month. 2250 on rent and 3k on student loans

I split rent with my SO. The largest line item in my budget by far is my loans but I spend a lot on takeout, fitness classes, and doggy daycare too


127k here, spend around 4-4.5k per month save around 2k. 2.5k for rent and 500 for car

4,500/mo (half is rent). Try to save 1.5-2k a month.

Avg $6k over past 6 months. $2.1k rent. ~$1.4k tuition for Master’s degree.

Trying to get down to $3-4k as I finish my degree. W2 base salary is 125k, additional income varies

135K, $2800/mo

$120k & about $5k a month.

More than half of that is savings/investment
Rent is $1350

In the broadest sense, it’s money that’s “outgoing” bc of specific things being saved for (wedding, down payment) that just happen to be in future 🤷‍♀️

115k base. Around 3-3.2k a month (low rent due to living in a one bed with SO) Rest goes into savings/investments.

Also do not have any student loans or any type of debt

I make about 130k and spend about 3800 monthly.

$140k and about $4k month ($1700 for my half of the rent)

Annual household income is about $350k. Monthly, we spend about $3700 ($2500 on mortgage and maintenance) excluding retirement and savings.

How are you only spending 1700 on everything else? I’m in nyc and I spend around 4-4.5K a month (2K in rent and 2-2.5K in food/entertainment/shopping). I don’t feel like I’m living lavishly either. I only eat out on weekends and make my own food during the weekday.

I only shop at TJ’s and Costco for groceries and I don’t go out much, which I think makes the difference. I love going out to eat but generally avoid clubs and usually only get a drink or two at bars. Also am in a long distance relationship so don’t spend a ton on dates, although we spend a lot when we see each other

Thanks all! Looks like I should try to trim the budget a bit

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