Managing your monthly budget can be difficult and frustrating. One of the most important aspects of controlling your budget is to determine where your money is going. This calculator helps you do just that. By entering your income and monthly expenditures, you can see how much you have left to save and where your money is being spent. In addition, you can click the "View Report" button to compare your budget breakdown to our targets, which can help identify areas for improvement.
Your total gross income from your paycheck.
Any other income that you receive including bonuses, alimony, child support or income from a business.
Federal tax withholding
Total amount withheld for federal taxes. Enter this amount from your pay stub.
State tax withholding
Total amount withheld for state taxes. Enter this amount from your pay stub.
Local tax withholding
Total amount withheld for local taxes. Enter this amount from your pay stub.
Other taxes and withholdings
Total amount withheld for any other taxes or miscellaneous item. Enter this amount from your pay stub.
Total withheld for FICA (Federal Insurance Contributions Act) is based on the gross income on your paycheck.
Total withheld for Medicare based on the gross income on your paycheck.
Insurance and benefits
Total amount withheld for insurance and benefits by your employer. Enter this amount from you pay stub.
Company retirement savings plan
Total amount withheld from your paycheck that is deposited into a company retirement savings plan such as a 401(k) or 403(b).
Information and interactive calculators are made available to you as self-help tools for your independent use and are not intended to provide investment advice. We cannot and do not guarantee their applicability or accuracy in regards to your individual circumstances. All examples are hypothetical and are for illustrative purposes. We encourage you to seek personalized advice from qualified professionals regarding all personal finance issues.
Calculators are provided by an independent third party and are being made available to you as self-help tools for your independent use and are not intended to provide investment advice or be representative of actual results. We do not guarantee their applicability or accuracy in regards to your individual circumstances. The determinations made by these calculators should not be construed as guarantees or projections. Moreover, the reasonableness of certain information may change over time because of changes in tax law, investment trends and your personal circumstances. The information contained here is based on current law and has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but we do not guarantee its accuracy. Investment results can vary considerably depending on the type of securities involved, general market conditions and other factors. It is important that you periodically review and update your plans. Raymond James does not provide tax or legal advice. You should contact your tax or legal advisor concerning your particular situation. All investments carry a degree of risk, and past performance is not a guarantee of future results.
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