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Reality Check - What lifestyle do you want?

Here it is! You're on your own now.

Answer these few basic questions and we'll give you a Reality Check.

Good luck...you're gonna need it.

Shelter (Check one)
 
at home with parents
own apartment  (one bedroom)
share with roommate  (two bedroom)
Transportation (Check one - includes insurance, gas, maintenance, registration, car payment)
 
new car
used car
public transportation
Food (check the one that best describes where you eat)
 
at home
Restaurants
half out/ half in
Utilities (check all that apply)
 
electricity/gas/oil
water
telephone
    land line
    cellular phone
internet
Entertainment (check all that you like to do)
 
cable
    digital starter
    digital preferred + two movie channels
clubs/movies x per month
movie/computer game rental
CD/DVD purchases x per month
sports events
concerts
books/magazines
Personal (check all that apply)
 
clothing
haircuts
    haircuts (simple, woman)
    haircuts (simple, man)
    haircuts ( with extra services)
cosmetics/toiletries
manicures
laundry at laundromat
Enter an amount for what you estimate you will spend or set aside each month for the following:
 
$ Savings (Minimum 10% of income. Pay yourself first!)
$ Emergency fund (Dented fender; flat tire; utility deposits. Life is full of surprises.)
$ Education (Tuition, books, student loans, etc.)
$ Healthcare (Insurance premiums, copays, prescriptions)
$ Health club and other memberships
$ Gifts (Holiday, birthday, special occasions)
$ Vacations (Gas or plane fare, food, fun)
$ Contributions (Faith based, political, community)
$ Pets (Food, veterinarian, etc.)
$ Tobacco products (If you must!)

Think you're ready?